FORTUNE: 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR 2012

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And the winners are… Fat paychecks, sweet perks, fun colleagues, and over 70,000 jobs ready to be filled — these employers offer dream workplaces. Like Google, which reclaims the top spot this year to become a three-time champion. Meet this year’s top 100, network with the winners on LinkedIn, and more.

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5 College Comedies Every College Student Should See

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Whether you are an up and coming freshmen or a “mature” senior, nobody should go through college without watching what their 4 year experience COULD be like if they lived in a college comedy movie.

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Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno dies at 85

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(Jim Prisching) Perhaps the most ironic element when looking at the way Joe Paterno lost his job as Penn State’s football coach after 46 seasons is that as a young man, he had his eyes set on law school. Joe Paterno coached Penn State for 46 seasons and won 409 games before being fired in November.

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Why 2012 Will Be ‘The Year Of The Nerds’

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College is a time of a great trial for some people, a big party for others, and a proud achievement for most of us. College, like school has it’s own list of characters. The Jock, the hot girl, and the druggie, but the person that always shows up on the bottom of the school social ladder is the nerd. The year is 2012 and the nerd is slowly going through somewhat of public relations… Read More

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How Will You Survive The Wikipedia Blackout!?!

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Millions of students, fact hunters and general knowledge buffs are set to receive a shockon Wednesday when the digital encyclopaedia Wikipedia shuts down for 24 hours in protest at internet piracy laws being considered by US legislators. Jimmy Wales (link may not work during blackout), the founder of the world’s fifth most popular website, is instituting a global “day of darkness” for the English-language version of Wikipedia, which will see its 25… Read More

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Bright Futura Introduces ‘The Fashion Snob’

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We at Bright Futura are always looking to add new talent to the team. We noticed a lack of fashion forward college related news on the blog so we set out to find someone who could help. Fortunately, for us we discovered Jett-Set Fasion, a blog run by none other than Teiler Robinson. Good ahead and introduce your self. My name is Teiler Robinson, I run a fantastic website called Jett-Set Fashion… Read More

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How Harry Potter is Just Like College

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While nothing can come close to the Hogwarts that exists on screen and on page, your own college experience is going to be similar to Harry Potter and his time at Hogwarts. Don’t believe me? Fine we’ll prove it! First Impressions Running To  Class Science Labs Where Everyone Gets It Except For You   Frat Guy Hits On Your Girlfriend      Evil Professors Failing Your First Exam Crazy Roommates Returning Home… Read More

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Would You Sign Up For A One-Way Ticket To Mars? (vid)

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(Cara Santa Maria) Right now is a pretty incredible time to be alive. We live in an era when science fiction is becoming science fact, all around us, right before our eyes. And with the spirit of discovery, innovation, and progress, we have turned our sights upward–outward, and we see Mars.

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The Art Of Memorization

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Imagine a delicate chinaware plate with a big crack running down the middle of it. Now imagine a tiny fountain pen sticking straight up out of that crack. Next imagine a full-grown Jersey cow balancing on top of this pen. Then on top of this cow is George Washington. Washington has a big cut on his forehead, so he put a bandage there to heal it. Now, repeat the order back to… Read More

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for a More Successful 2012

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The person you were last year no longer exists. All that matters is who you are on New Year’s Day and who you become by the end of the year. January 1st is a perfect time to make a personal change, but it’s also a perfect time for students to make big changes to their lifestyle and careers. The 12 resolutions below are for students hoping to thrive in every way possible… Read More

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