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Increasing Demand for College Degree in Job Market Puts More Pressure on Young People

Increasing Demand for College Degree in Job Market Puts More Pressure on Young People

December 4, 2015

Thanksgiving break is a time for being with family, giving thanks, sharing holiday joy with the less fortunate and, of course, catching up with the friends who have come back home from college. I'm sure many students, especially freshmen, had a few peers to reconnect and swap stories with. By the time...

Making Colleges Free Nationwide Would Boost the U.S. Economy

Making Colleges Free Nationwide Would Boost the U.S. Economy

December 2, 2015

In today's economy, a bachelor's degree is an integral part of being successful and earning money. Most well-paying jobs require a degree, and as a result, people who don't have a college degree are restricted to lower-paying jobs. Those with lower-paying jobs tend to have a harder time sending their...

Society’s Overemphasis on Competition and Success Makes Students Ill, Unhappy

Society’s Overemphasis on Competition and Success Makes Students Ill, Unhappy

November 27, 2015

Most of us are all too aware that finals are just around the corner. As we progress through our collegiate academic careers, many of us undergrads will be thinking about graduate school – law, medicine, masters degrees, etc. – and how completely critical it is in this competitive world to not only...

Homeschooling Needs More Gov’t Regulation in Order to Promote Child Safety

Homeschooling Needs More Gov’t Regulation in Order to Promote Child Safety

November 17, 2015

One of the most important stages of development happens during childhood, oftentimes in school, when children can interact with peers and teachers of different backgrounds. Receiving a proper education from a young age is the first step in cultivating an individual academically, socially and mentally....

Universities Need to stop Discriminating Against Students with Psychiatric Disorders

By Aaron Clark

July 9, 2015

Brown. Georgetown. Duke. Princeton. There is a definite aura of prestige and respect when names like these are brought into conversation. But these elite universities have recently been reprimanded for a common offense – their unjust and discriminatory treatment towards students with psychiatric disorders. Recent...

Education needs to be about learning rather than grades

July 6, 2015

Education is changing.The percentage of graduating high school students who move on to attend college has risen above 50 percent. The value of an associate degree is declining, and graduate school is becoming more and more popular. The fact that more students are hungry for more education means competitio...

Like all wide-spread traumatic events, finals week brings people together

April 21, 2015

It seems like every college student dreads finals — and for good reason. It’s a time of very few (if any) hours of sleep, a diet consisting of Redbull and coffee and not much time for the ideal social life (i.e. the library feels like your best friend). Temptation and sorrow skyrocket wh...

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