WASHINGTON — When the University of Connecticut’s undergraduate student government invited rapper Jasiri X to perform Monday, there was one condition: He was forbidden to perform his most popular song, “Occupy (We the 99).” Jasiri X defied the student group, first in a speech captured on YouTube and then by performing his Occupy Wall Street-themed song.
Whether you’re a young kid who dreams of doing something incredible or a seasoned professional with an extensive entrepreneurial résumé, we all need motivation. So take a break from the cat videos, and be inspired. Now it’s Time to Get to Work Remember this quote from Ryan Allis: “Not a single person whose name is worth remembering lived a life of ease.”
Maybe they’re just lucky, or maybe they sold their souls like Faust to achieve their wild success. Whatever the case may be, it is not fair that these people exist. You will be asking yourself “What am I doing with my life” in 5…4…3…2.. 1. James Franco Although the idea of becoming a marine zoologist interested him, Franco had always secretly wanted to become an actor but feared rejection. He enrolled at… Read More
Have an idea for an App but feel like you need to wait until after undergrad to develop it. These students didn’t! While we were all sleeping in class these bright young minds were changing the way we interact with the world around us. Take a look, download, enjoy and be inspired by the list of 24 amazing iPhone apps developed by young promising students. 1. Battery Go! Jeff Lange, Michael Phelps… Read More
A fast, easy, free, and non-violent way to drive the big banks out of their greedy little minds is sitting in your mailbox right now. You just don’t know it yet. “If you can’t occupy Wall Street you can at least keep Wall Street Occupied” Share this video with friends
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
This new vinyl laptop sticker will take the others back to their drawing boards. Thanks to a brilliant new invention, you can turn your laptop into a whiteboard. DrawTop is the creation of Ryan Mitchell and Erik Fogg, a pair of students who wanted to give others a low-tech canvas that could accompany their laptop wherever they went. Rather than lugging around a whiteboard, they invented DrawTop.
If you are in college or recently graduated you already no that it is particularly difficult to find jobs in your field right out of college. But instead of putting your head in the sand look over the list below of 10 reasons why you and so many of your classmates struggle to find employment following graduation.
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ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT AROUND 5:15p.m, FIVE WESLEYAN STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED ALONG WITH OVER 700 OTHER PROTESTERS while marching across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street movement. They were illegally blocking off Brooklyn-bound traffic in the roadway .