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Major Project Fund: time to revamp

The Major Project Fund is at a crossroad; it’s time to explore our options.

Every year as a time honored tradition, The Beacon criticizes the MPF decisions… 632 more words


After Seven Years, UP Students Dump SLUG Garden For Good


January 27, 2015

UP’s website might need a status update. According to the University’s website,  “in addition to providing organic fruits, veggies, herbs & flowers, the garden aims to help build a relationship between students, their food, the environment, and the surrounding North Portland community.”  However, due to a lack of attraction, as well as a lack of leadership, the Student Led Unity Garden has nothing to offer the community this year. 732 more words


Time to end Child Labor?

I chose to write about this blog because I have witnessed child labor myself while volunteering in Nepal last Christmas break. The past blog from 2013 mentions in its title that… 304 more words

React To Past Class- Prompt 1

Book Chapter: Higher Education in Thailand

As many of you know, I have been working tirelessly for the last few months on a book chapter for a book on education in Thailand published by Springer. 208 more words

Higher Education

Life at The George Washington University

I have been here in Washington, D.C. for over 6 months but I’m not yet used to riding my bike to meet a friend for coffee and riding right in front of the White House. 297 more words

Higher Education

CEM 21 No. 693 2015, Writing

I once worked for a company founded by a man who came from academia – higher education, specifically. He started the company because he had an idea for a product and a related service that he knew would succeed. 692 more words


Tuition continues to climb as univeristy expenses rise

Photo Credit: Derek Torrellas

Andreas Yilma - Special to the Southern News 

College students understand the importance to financially invest in their own futures. It doesn’t help when tuition has increased by almost 20 percent from the fiscal year of 2008 until the fiscal year of 2014. 375 more words