Maintaining internal E-mail systems has long been the bane of the university information-technology director. Servers are unwieldy and unreliable, and in the past several years, the number of student complaints (“It’s all junk,” says one) has grown exponentially as forward-moving providers like YahooMail, Hotmail, and Gmail have increased expectations of what E-mail should offer.
To-Do Lists are the only thing keeping me sane throughout crazy semesters full of nightly reading, papers, tests, and projects. Now that I’m going on my fourth year as a college undergraduate student, I’ve learned what things make a To-Do List helpful rather than a list that can actually be a hindrance to progress.
There is a serious issue when a country spends more on prisons than they do on their education systems. Sadly, that’s precisely what’s happening in the US. As universities have continued to lose federal aid, states have increased spending on their prisons (some spend close to twice as much on prisons than on higher education). The amazing people over at Public Administration illustrated this jaw dropping graphic to reveal how prioritizing prisons… Read More
WASHINGTON — Recognizing that college students and recent graduates are facing rising tuition prices and burdensome student loan debt, President Barack Obama announced a plan that seeks to lessen the burden of paying back student loans. Some questions and answers about student loans: The cost of a full credit load has passed $8,000 – an all-time high.
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If you are tired of getting the same old burgers each time you go out to eat, try this easy recipe for a change: Japanese teriyaki burgers. By making your own teriyaki sauce, you can have a fresh-tasting and low-calorie sauce at the same time. Japanese Teriyaki Burgers from Washington Square News on Vimeo.
“If I drive for you, you give me a time and a place. I give you a five-minute window, anything happens in that five minutes and I’m yours no matter what. I don’t sit in while you’re running it down; I don’t carry a gun… I drive.”
New stats show that more and more young people have health insurance coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act. How many more young people? A million in the past year alone. Do they know something you don’t?
So, what do you do when you are jobless? Living with no income, or earning less than you need to pay your bills? The absolute first thing you need to do is realize one thing. They aren’t going to send you to jail simply because you are broke. Nobody is going to kill you. And one day soon you will be able to not just survive but thrive. The second thing you… Read More
We all know with craft blogs that original ideas are often hard to come by, we find ideas we love and make them our own but we didn’t come up with the idea ourselves. I feel like I’ve finally done something original here and I’m excited about it. I’ll show you the finished product and then explain. (here)