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Technology and Human Rights Education

Human rights education has been transformed by technology.  Amnesty International describes human rights as “the rights all people have simply because they are human beings.” Human rights education takes the rights outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and … Continued

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Is College Diversity a Response to Gen Y?

Embracing diversity and multiculturalism seem to be two huge persuaders for college and universities who want to attract Gen Y students. They have established programs for recruiting both internationally and intranationally, and it is not uncommon to see a school … Continued

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Working towards a goal instead of a degree

“It isn’t about just going to college. It’s about chasing what you love to do and taking your shot to do it professionally” I saw this statement on a MBTA ad for Bay State College and I’m pretty sure they … Continued

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Get Experience, Paid or Unpaid

Grand, sweeping statement coming up: an internship is the best, most important thing you can do while in school. No, seriously, it’s true. Everyone takes classes and studies hard. Everyone joins clubs. But internships are what set you apart. Above … Continued

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No Child Allowed Ahead

In the late 1980s, the first President Bush implemented standards-based education, through which all students in the United States were required to achieve a set bunch of standards in order to make sure that all students who graduated from high … Continued

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The College-Only Economy

“In this global economy, education beyond high school is not a luxury — it’s a necessity.” – N.C. Governor Beverly Perdue’s State of the State Address, March 9, 2009. If that statement is true, then we’re screwed. Yet when politicians … Continued

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From Mechanical Engineering to Happiness

By Kate Vander Wiede I started off college majoring in Aerospace Engineering because I love space and astronomy was “impractical”. (AKA, prospects of being paid significant portions of money out in the real world were slim.) I soon switched to mechanical … Continued