For almost every trial or tribulation there is the chance for a rebound. Read More
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico How far is it? It’s 800 miles from campus, about 21 hours of driving, and approximately four hours on a plane. Why should you go? The legal drinking age in Mexico is 18, it’ll be warm and you’ll meet people from all over. ... Read More
According to Arizona Rep. John Kavanagh (R-Scottsdale), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, we shouldn’t be here. As a group of liberal arts students attending a four year public research university, we should either stop sucking up state ...
As much as we’d all like to make a few extra dollars an hour, an increase in federal minimum wage would hinder the United States economy a lot more than it would help it. During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in January, he proposed an increase in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour.
It’s long hours of flipping burgers, stocking shelves, cleaning, operating a cash register and any number of other tasks that make up a minimum-wage job. It’s hard work, made harder by other issues that are often present, such as the struggle to balance work and school, or work and family.
You’ve already signed the petition. You’re already pissed. The damn Bursar’s Office isn’t going to accept your credit card anymore. Beginning May 5, the Bursar’s Office is outsourcing all credit and debit payments to the ominously named (and ominously regarded) Nelnet, in an effort to avoid the fees it’s always had to pay to process these types of student deposits. Now, it’s passing the buck to us and calling it convenience at a 2.5 percent nonrefundable rate.
I’ve listened to the complaints, seen the eye rolls and heard the sighs when my peers make the irreversible click that sends a bill straight to their bursar’s account.