Point Blank

This being finals week, I thought I'd close out the semester with the traditional rundown and commentary on some of the latest current events.


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.


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


To beard or Not to Beard?

There are many scholars who debate who the best and worst presidents were in American history. Maybe their foreign policy decisions were disasters, or perhaps it was an economic misstep at home. As a self-labeled promising thinker, partnered with an old friend with a degree in history, we analyzed our presidents with a new variable: facial hair.