Defaulting on student loan payments and falling into debt after graduating college is a fear that many students have in common. With the practices of Sallie Mae, a large federal student loan company, working against them, this fear may become more of a reality for some.
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The University’s student government has elected to turn the currently vacant area south of the Vista La Verne residence hall into a recreational space.
In a trial that echoed George Zimmerman’s killing of Trayvon Martin two years ago, another white man has killed a black teenager in Florida without being convicted of a murder charge.
The one thing that is worse than when fame inflates an artist’s ego to the size of a God, is when they think they can make a mockery of one.
Ever since the Federal Bureau of Investigation proposed to change its definition of “rape” in 2011, removing the word “forcible” and making it inclusive to all genders, the number of reported rapes has increased. This change forces us to reevaluate what society, especially victims, define as rape.
When NBA center Jason Collins openly came out as gay in April 2013, it was only a matter of time until more professional athletes would follow his example.
It is that time of year on campus – that time when men and women are wearing those lovely sweaters and jackets with the sown on letters representing their sorority or fraternity. The sorority and frat talk is even more predominate, with posters and giant letters around campus, trying to draw others in to join.
We live in a world where giant photos of lingerie clad women adorn storefront windows, where Sports Illustrated swimsuit models don’t even wear swimsuits for the easily accessible annual edition. Porn magazines are not exactly hidden from wandering eyes. But god forbid a mother breastfeed her child in public.
With such high profile deaths, people are often left wondering why talented people with glowing careers fall victim to drug addiction.
The semester is coming to an end and along with it comes the beginning of the chaotic class registration process. This semester upper classmen and lower classmen alike are feeling the pains of the overcrowded, over populated, small-classroom-space campus. But not everyone is feeling the pain.