Posts Tagged ‘news’

Career Trends Students Should Be Watching in 2015

The career landscape is changing, and I’m going to go out on a limb and say that’s mostly a good thing. The job market students face today is new and dynamic, making use of social media and reflecting the new reality that most employees “job hop” and do not retire from their first-ever job. Students ...

HackCollege at CES 2014

I’ll be on the ground at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show January 7 and 8 to bring you the latest and greatest gadget news. I’ll be working with Intel as part of the company’s blog ambassador program, but will be taking a look at all the show has to offer — including the latest smartphones, ...

Meet the State Representative Who’s Still in College

While many students struggle in their job search, one Mississippi student is having no such trouble, becoming the youngest person elected to the state’s House of Representatives. Related: Finding a Job That Inspires You Elected at just 21 years old, Jeramey Anderson, a senior at Tulane University‘s Biloxi campus, was sworn into office in Mississippi’s 110th ...

Harvard Bomb Hoax Crafted by Student to Avoid Finals

Many students wished for a few extra days to prepare for finals, but only one went to an extreme to make sure he’d get them. Federal prosecutors revealed Tuesday that Monday’s Harvard University bomb threat was a hoax by an undergrad looking get out of taking final exams. Harvard sophomore Eldo Kim sent an anonymous ...

Google Launches the Nexus 5, Starting at $349

Google’s latest flagship phone, the Nexus 5, is available now on Google Play starting at $349 with no contract. There weren’t any of the commercials or big marketing campaigns that we see from Android phone makers like Samsung and HTC,  but that’s because Google doesn’t need to sell you on how amazing the Nexus 5 ...

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 ...

University Of Wisconsin-Superior Defends “Un-Fair” Campaign Amid Racial Criticism

University Of Wisconsin-Superior Defends “Un-Fair” Campaign Amid Racial Criticism

The University of Wisconsin-Superior has issued a statement in defense and support of its “Un-Fair” campaign, a series of local advertisements designed to raise public understanding of white privilege and ward off misconceptions regarding the nature of racism despite mounting criticism from conservative bloggers and pundits. The campaign, which has the mission statement of aiming to ...

Reflection Spectroscopy, And How It Is Used Today

Reflection Spectroscopy, And How It Is Used Today

Have you ever wondered how scientists are able to determine the density of objects and atmospheres in space? Or have you ever been curious about how an x-ray can take photos of your bones through your skin? The answer to both of these questions is something termed, reflection spectroscopy. Spectroscopy can obviously accomplish many things ...

Harmless Skin Virus May Be Used to Treat Acne

Good news for acne sufferers and students of health science alike: scientists from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Pittsburgh found 11 forms of a naturally-made virus known as a phage, which exists to specifically target the bacteria which causes acne in humans, called Propionibacterium acnes. This virus is now being ...

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