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Tennis Ball Experiment Could Predict Avalanches

Solving a puzzling physics problem – how many arrangements are possible with a box of tennis balls – could have real-world uses. 384 more words

The Self-Serving Apologists for Student Debt-Serfdom, by Charles Hugh Smith

From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com:

Mankiw’s claim that college costs are the inevitable result of Baumol’s Disease is pure self-serving rubbish.

Everyone who isn’t blinded by self-interest sees that the cost of higher education in America–and the way we pay for it, by turning students into debt-serfs– is unsustainable. 558 more words


Why I am enrolled in my Advertising Design class

My freshman year of high school, I gained my love and passion for film making. Ever since my first film class, I wanted to be involved in the film industry. 316 more words


Why critics are wrong about liberal arts degrees

For the last time: No, earning a degree in English, philosophy, art history, name-your-humanities-discipline will not condemn you to a lifetime of unemployment and poverty. 943 more words


Sunday Seven: bitcoin, college and art

Been travelling! A lovely few days in Copenhagen with my daughter, with oodles of walking, talking, walking, talking and eating the most divine open-faced sandwiches I’ve had in my life. 759 more words


Top 10 disappearing jobs in America

In case you were thinking of pursuing a career as a civil servant, here’s one you should avoid: mail carrier. According to CareerCast, a national job search portal, it is the “most endangered” career based on the hiring outlook and changing economic landscape. 517 more words


Committing to complete your degree

Ryan Derenbecker
Staff Writer

Faculty and staff on campus are committed to help raise the graduation rate on this campus and that is why Office of Student Life has organized Complete With Me Week. 287 more words