The cost of a decision

In the grand tradition of politics, if you don't get what you want through the democratic process, use control of funds to get the same result. 


The GOP race: A classic disconnect

"We need someone who has lived in the real streets of America," Presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Thursday night during the South Carolina debates, about fellow candidate Newt Gingrich.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Beyond the Dream

Monday, Jan. 16 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the national holiday established nearly thirty years ago to honor the life and legacy of the great civil rights leader. Today, we honor him by taking a day off from school (or work, if you're fortunate enough to work for an employer who recognizes the holiday). A master of oratory, King roused his supporters and followers with many powerful speeches, letters and essays.


What would you do with $5.3 billion?

Five point three billion dollars.  That's how much was spent on campaigning in the 2008 election year.  That's more than the GDP of 65 of the nations on Earth.


The Artists


Facebook: What you ‘like’ they may not…

Facebook has changed the world.  There is unlimited access to loads of information, and we are constantly exposed to the public. It has become a staple in the social life of the majority of students and is a portal for potential employers to seek out personal information about an applicant. 


Summer internships allow students to step outside the box

nternships take many forms, some are unpaid, some might give full time hours, others part-time and all have varying responsibilities. What they have in common is a focus on giving students an opportunity to work within fields or skill sets based on interests or career preferences.