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A Guide to T-Mobile’s New Contract-Free Plans

A Guide to T-Mobile’s New Contract-Free Plans

On the eve of its LTE network launch, T-Mobile has made available its new contract-free service plans featuring unlimited data starting at $50 per month. The company calls its new service strategy “UNcarrier,” as it becomes the first major wireless carrier to deviate from phone subsidies and contracts. Is this enough to lure you away ...

Support for Gay Marriage Among Millenials Hits Record High

Support for Gay Marriage Among Millenials Hits Record High

Support for gay marriage among youths is now at a record high, with new findings by the Pew Research Center showing that over 70 percent of young people today currently support the idea of marriage equality, making those born between 1981 and 2000, often referred to as Millenials, the most gay-friendly generation of all-time. Support ...

Cuts to Higher Education Will Have Long-Term Effects, Says Study

Cuts to Higher Education Will Have Long-Term Effects, Says Study

States that have cut higher education budgets rather than raise taxes face long-lasting repercussions on their own economy, says a new report by the the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The report by the CBPP, which scrutinizes budgets on both the federal and state level, found that states allocated 28% less per student for ...

UT Pulls Official Funding from ‘Sex Week’

UT Pulls Official Funding from ‘Sex Week’

Officials at the University of Tennessee have announced that a planned “Sex Week” on campus would no longer be receiving its funding after negative attention from state lawmakers. Students planned events and panels beginning April 5 to discuss sex and sexuality in an educational environment. Much of the funding for the event, totaling $18,195, was ...

College Of The Ozarks Refuses Students Who Take Out Loans

College Of The Ozarks Refuses Students Who Take Out Loans

With the student debt crises reaching critical levels and experts warning of a potential “domino effect” on the US economy, one private college in Missouri, the College of the Ozarks, is taking a different approach to ebbing the growing tide of debt: refuse admittance to students who require loans. While it may sound impossible and ...

The 10 Best Cities for New College Grads in 2013

The 10 Best Cities for New College Grads in 2013

We know what you don’t want to think about after college. You don’t want to think about the fact that you might not get a job, that you may have to settle into one just for the paycheck, or that you may have to move back in with your parents. Unfortunately, those are all very ...

Spring Break on South Padre Already Yields Over 100 Arrests

Spring Break on South Padre Already Yields Over 100 Arrests

Spring Break has begun. For college students across the country, its an excuse to shirk all responsibility for a week of partying that has grown all the more anarchic over the years, a notion supported by police from South Padre Island, reportedly home to the world’s largest beach party, reported on Tuesday morning that the ...

Breathometer: A Keychain Breathalyzer for Smartphones

Breathometer: A Keychain Breathalyzer for Smartphones

A new device has been created with the hope of reducing the number of drunk drivers on the road by giving smartphone owners a simple way to check their blood alcohol content before getting behind the wheel. Breathometer is a small, keychain-ready device with a retractable 3.5mm plug for attaching to the headphone jack of ...

Grand Valley State University’s Great Guinea Pig Lawsuit

Grand Valley State University’s Great Guinea Pig Lawsuit

When you hear the term “Service Animal” the picture that comes to most minds is that of a service dog used to help those with vision problems. What probably doesn’t come to mind, is a guinea pig, that’s right, the class pet you probably had in 5th grade, to aid in a student’s diagnoses of ...

White Student Union Defends Slavery, Segregation at CPAC Conference

White Student Union Defends Slavery, Segregation at CPAC Conference

Members of a White Student Union at Towson University are under fire after defending the practices of slavery and segregation at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. During a presentation on minority inclusion within the GOP called “Trump The Race Card” by K. Carl Smith of the Frederick Douglass Republicans, Smith read out a ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Read the News Every Day

5 Reasons Why You Should Read the News Every Day

Reading the news is a habit that has to be formed—and it’s an important one. The earlier you start paying attention, the better. It’s like Jenny’s (played by Carey Mulligan) speech from the 2009 film “An Education” “It’s not enough to educate us, Ms. Walters, you’ve got to tell us why you’re doing it.” Jenny ...