You're Wrong About 'Breaking the Seal'

Jun 27, 2022

Photo: Syda Productions (Shutterstock) I was at a college party the first time I heard it: “If you break the seal,” my friend said darkly, “you’ll break the deal.” I was on my way to the bathroom, a standard and reasonable journey we all undertake multiple times per day—but, according to party legend, one that should put off as long as possible when consuming alcohol. The thinking is that once you pee for the first time while drinking, you’ll then have to pee a b ...read more

Dartmouth College is eliminating loans from its financial aid packages

Jun 21, 2022

In this May 22, 2018 file photo, the spire of the Baker-Berry Library stands above The Green at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption toggle caption Charles Krupa/AP In this May 22, 2018 file photo, the spire of the Baker-Berry Library stands above The Green at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Charles Krupa/AP Dartmouth College, an Ivy League university in New Hampshire, said Monday it will no lon ...read more

The Personal Finance Advice Every College Graduate Needs

Jun 17, 2022

Photo: GFialkowski (Shutterstock) For years you’ve lived on a college budget, scrounging meals where you can, buying gas on a trip-by-trip basis, and never once pondering the term “401(k).” Getting that first paycheck from your employer is going to feel like more money than you know what to do with. But before you start daydreaming about fancy cars and beach vacations, make sure you have your longterm ducks in a row with these ten financial tips. Know your worth in ...read more

Nigeria court charges two students over 'blasphemy' death - Reuters.com

Jun 11, 2022

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com KANO, Nigeria, May 16 (Reuters) - Two students were on Monday charged in court with conspiracy and inciting public disturbance after a college student was beaten and burned by fellow students who accused her of blasphemy in the northwestern state of Sokoto last week. The death of Deborah Samuel, a second year college student, has raised questions about the place of Islamic sharia law in a secular democracy like Nigeria, which is divide ...read more

Former Oxford college dean and senior cleric to leave Church of England

Jun 9, 2022

Show caption Martyn Percy told the Times he had a serious breakdown during the prolonged dispute over efforts to oust him as head of Christ Church, Oxford. Photograph: Greg Blatchford/Rex/Shutterstock University of Oxford Martyn Percy cited a ‘parlous state of safeguarding’ and ‘culture of bullying and harassment’ in the church A senior cleric who fought an epic three-and-a-half-year battle over efforts to oust him as head of Christ Church, Oxford, has announced he is qu ...read more

RESULTS: Sen. John Boozman faces multiple primary challengers in Arkansas

Jun 7, 2022

Arkansas is holding US Senate and House primaries on Tuesday. Polls closed at 7:30 p.m. local time.  The race and the stakes:  GOP Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas is facing multiple primary challengers in Tuesday's primaries.  Boozman's main challenger is Jake Bequette, a former Arizona Razorbacks football star, US Army veteran, and New England Patriots defensive end who was on the team's practice squad during their Superbowl-winning 2014 season. Bequette's campaign is backed by a powerful ...read more

Student-loan cancellation activists just wiped out $1.7 million in student debt for nearly 500 HBCU students

Jun 5, 2022

The Debt Collective wiped out $1.7 million in student debt for Bennett College students. The relief was for debt owed to the historically Black college, like unpaid tuition and other school-related expenses. Student debt disproportionately falls on Black borrowers, and Biden campaigned on HBCU relief. Loading Something is loading. Women who attended Bennett College no longer have overdue bills having over their heads. On Saturday, the Debt Collective — a union of debtors worki ...read more