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Obama Administration’s Student Loan Policy Nets $51 Billion Profit

Obama Administration’s Student Loan Policy Nets $51 Billion Profit

The Department of Education is expected to earn a record-breaking $51 billion in profit this year from student loan borrowers as a result of the Obama Administration’s student loan policies, a total that has the DOE out-earning the most profitable corporations in the country, earning criticism for using struggling students as a cash crop. The ...

Yale Fined $165,000 For Not Reporting Sex Offenses on Campus

Yale Fined $165,000 For Not Reporting Sex Offenses on Campus

Yale University has been fined $165,000 by the Department of Education for failing to report “serious and numerous” sexual assaults, including forcible sex acts, in violation of the Clery Act. The incidences in question occurred in 2001 and 2002 and had been unreported by the administration, said a letter by Mary E. Gust, director of ...

The 4 Biggest Announcements at Google I/O 2013

The 4 Biggest Announcements at Google I/O 2013

Google’s I/O developer conference is an event mostly focused on the latest and greatest tech being worked on by the search giant. Over the past few years, however, the event has become an outlet for Google to announce new hardware and services that appeal to the masses and thus attracting a lot of media attention. ...

Feds Will Investigate Occidental College Over Sexual Assault Response

Feds Will Investigate Occidental College Over Sexual Assault Response

Last week, the US Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights announced that it would begin an investigation of Occidental College in response to federal complaints that allege the school’s administration mismanaged several investigations of sexual assault on campus, improperly disciplining students found guilty of sexual misconduct, and creating an atmosphere of hostility for sexual assault survivors and ...

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

While the 37th anniversary of Atari’s Breakout may not be a big deal to you, Google celebrated the occasion by making the game playable in its image search engine. By typing “Atari Breakout” into Google Image Search, you can play the game right in your browser. But instead of bricks, you’ll be breaking the images ...

AT&T Launches New Prepaid Service with 4G Access

AT&T Launches New Prepaid Service with 4G Access

After becoming the first major carrier to ditch service contracts, T-Mobile created a lot of buzz about wireless contracts and the alternative of prepaid service. On the heels of T-Mobile’s new strategy, AT&T has launched a new prepaid subsidiary called Aio Wireless. It will be slowly launching across the U.S. over the next year, currently only ...