Oxford college installs plaque calling Cecil Rhodes a 'committed colonialist'

Oct 28, 2021

Show caption The installation of the new plaque comes after the University of Oxford sparked anger over its refusal to remove the statue of Cecil Rhodes outside Oriel College. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/The Guardian University of Oxford Explanatory panel beside statue states that a mining magnate exploited the "peoples of Southern Africa". A plaque was placed by an Oxford college next to Cecil Rhodes' statue. It describes him as a "committed British colonialist", ...read more

Discover Financial (DFS), Expands College Payment Solutions

Oct 26, 2021

Discover Financial Services ( DFS - Free report) recently announced it would be supporting Phood’s new meal delivery service on college campuses. It will also allow access to merchants on the Discover network. With this unique relationship, higher-education students will be able to sign up on a mobile application and add their meal plans. Students would be able to use their flex plan dollars for meal delivery such as groceries and DoorDash food items. Students will b ...read more

What is a college scholarship, and how do you qualify?

Oct 24, 2021

Scholarships are usually based off of merit or athletic achievement, and don't need to be repaid. To keep your scholarship, you might need to fulfill certain conditions. You may be able to find scholarships through your school's financial aid office or private sources. You can read more about Insider's coverage of student loans here. Many students seek financial aid to pay for their rising college costs. Scholarshi ...read more

'I Just Want a Better Life'

Oct 22, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/21/neediest-cases/i-just-want-a-better-life.html Nishi Akter has one main goal in her studies at Fordham University: "I'm doing all this as a way out of the cycle of poverty." Born in Noakhali, Bangladesh, Ms. Akter came to the United States with her family in 2013 and settled in the Bronx. She struggled with the abrupt shift in language and culture while also navigating troubles at ho ...read more

JPMorgan Chase acquires college financial planning platform

Oct 20, 2021

JPMorgan Chase has acquired college financial planning platform Frank. The acquisition could help Chase boost long-term customer loyalty and retention. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds research reports, charts and forecasts about the Banking industry. Find out how to become a client. Frank, a platform that provides financial planning services for college students, has been acquired by JPM ...read more

Benefits for all or just the needy? Manchin's Demand Focuses Debate

Oct 18, 2021

The Democrats are contemplating reducing a $3.5 trillion Social Safety Net bill to maybe $2 trillion. A proposal to limit programs for the poor has reignited a debate about the meaning of government. Democrats are debating how many families should be eligible for child care subsidies, among other issues. Credit... Kirsten Lucie for The New York Times Published Oct. 8, 2021 Updated Oct. 17, 2021 WASHINGTON -- Senator Joe Manchin III of Wes ...read more

Madden 22 Is Removing Raiders Coach Jon Gruden After Email Comments

Oct 16, 2021

Recently retired Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be removed from Madden NFL 22 after hateful emails surfaced, with EA Sports announcing a near-future update will replace him in-game. Madden 22's annual sports title was launched in August. It featured a variety of improvements. The majority of these changes were made to the console versions. This included more realistic in-stadium atmospheres and better AI functionality through NFL Next Gen Stats, and the new Madden also customarily ...read more

A Cog in the College Admissions Scandal Speaks Out

Oct 14, 2021

Sports https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/27/sports/stanford-varsity-blues-college-admission.html John Vandemoer (43), describes in a new book how Stanford became a target for college admissions scandals. Credit to Jenna Garrett, The New York Times An ex-sailing coach plead guilty to paying bribes for Stanford's athletic program. His colleagues knew where the money was coming. ...read more

First trial in U.S. college admission scandal to begin - Reuters

Oct 12, 2021

Former Wynn Resorts executive Gamal Abdelaziz, also known as Gamal Aziz, arrives at federal court for the first day of jury selection in the first trial to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder HYANNIS PORT CAPITAL REAL ESTATE FUND LP View all The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically ba ...read more

Wendy's Goes Really Low to Snag College Football Fans

Oct 10, 2021

You're reading Entrepreneur United States, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Wendy's has a Super Bowl-sized Breakfast Deal for college football fans. Bloomberg The fast-food chain announced that in order to get fans ready for the long days of tailgating and cheering on their favorite teams, it will be offering its breakfast Croissant Sandwiches for a record-low price of $1.99. Customers will get to choose between Sausage, Egg and Swiss and Bacon ...read more