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College Enrollment Continues to Decline in Spring

College Enrollment Continues to Decline in Spring

Having already declined by 0.2 percent in 2011, enrollment at colleges and universities across the U.S. has now fallen by 2.3 percent when compared to last spring according to a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Enrollments for spring quarter have fallen from 19,550,391 in 2012 to 19,105,651 this year. Fall quarter ...

Google Glass: The Next Big Thing in Wearable Technology

Google Glass: The Next Big Thing in Wearable Technology

Google is always ahead of the ball, pushing technology, and preparing to invent the next best thing. I recently had a friend imagine a world where you could purchase contact lenses with iPhones built in, so we could watch videos while we run, easily view our GPS while we drive, take hands-free pictures, and more. ...

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 ...