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Winona State player's death likely caused by unknown heart condition

A Winona State University football player who collapsed and died during an on-campus workout Monday night likely died of a previously undetected heart condition.

Shawn Afryl, 22, was practicing with a few teammates in a voluntary workout session at Maxwell Field and collapsed.  700 more words


How would Jindal have approached FDR's New Deal had he been Governor of Louisiana during the Great Depression?

Anyone who still wonders why Gov. Bobby Jindal trots around the country uttering his venom-laced attacks on Washington in general and the Obama administration in particular should understand something. 1,555 more words

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College Grads in US - Wages are terrible

More young people are grabbing debt to go to college, but they can’t punch the ticket to full-fledged adulthood, because college-grad wages are growing at historically pitiful levels. 471 more words

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation Pt.2: The Essay

Last time, we delved into the personal statement. Here are some tips to for answering a college admission essay with an assigned prompt.

Essays… 629 more words

High School


To all the educators out there: did you ever catch yourself saying you’re “just” a teacher?

As I contemplate my future participation in any and all public conversations on education reform and activism, the one thing that gives me pause is that, without the activism and public commentary, 156 more words

SHAUN JOHNSON, PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face

Seventh Week PhD: Null Curriculum & Intelligence

If you’ve never heard of the “null curriculum” you are not alone. Perhaps you are a teacher and you did study about it when you were going through college. 369 more words