The Business of Edcuation

My general disdain for the money made from higher education has been pretty evident, if it hasn’t, just browse through the education category over on the left. Typically my focus is on student loans, the impact that students are left to deal with in the pursuit of a decent education, but today I’m taking aContinue reading “The Business of Edcuation”

Pell Grant Reform?

I’ll probably make some people mad with my opinion about Pell Grants, but as the program is looking at a well that is quickly running dry, I believe that there is some level of accuracy in my concern. First, let’s start with the problem I’ve stated before. The government is a business, they make money,Continue reading “Pell Grant Reform?”

Bullying: Everybody Cares Until it Happens

The word that has jarred people the past few years, the one that creates a stir in any conversation about the way people are treated, is bullying. But what does anyone actually do when it comes to handling the issue? I would encourage you to take a look at stopbullying.gov to find the laws andContinue reading “Bullying: Everybody Cares Until it Happens”

College: Is It Worth It?

It’s been a well established factor of every American’s life since the late 90s that a college degree is required for a halfway decent future. But is that really the case? Gif via Chekovy.tumblr.com As startups and 20-somethings launch their ways through the fog of the saturated job market, it’s left some people wondering ifContinue reading “College: Is It Worth It?”

Millennials: We Majored in Snark

Image: Paige Hogan What’s up with the hype on millennials? Yeah, I’m one too, but why are there so many stories coming out about the “laziest” generation of Americans? Because the thing we’re best at is sideways snark. You may even be able to say that above the title on the degree that left usContinue reading “Millennials: We Majored in Snark”

School In, Education Out

North Carolina has been reamed by newscasters across the US for being awful in regard to its public education policies, but I live in NYC now. Today marking the first day of school for kids in the city, I thought it would be interesting to compare what was in the news, to how terrible peopleContinue reading “School In, Education Out”