Topic: University of Massachusetts Amherst
No. So why has the Western media used them as a gauge of social freedoms? Sexual exploitation isn't sexual liberation. Women in the emerging democratic movements in the Middle East stand between the twin dangers of Islamist and secular fundamentalism. They deserve better.
03/08/2011 10:57 am
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Financial aid dwindling. Rising tuition. College debt over $20,000. Financing a college education can be as hard as paying off a McMansion on an adjustable-rate mortgage. So why is Zac Bissonnette smiling? The senior art-history major at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is set to graduate debt-free. "The great thing about graduating debt-free is that you have tremendous flexibility in terms of your postgraduation plans," says Mr. Bissonnette, author of "Debt-Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education Without Loans, Scholarships or Mooching Off My Parents." "You don't have to rush out and take the highest-paying job to make your sacrifices to the almighty church of Sallie Mae." Here are six ways you, too, can trim or eliminate college debt:
02/15/2011 07:36 am
Because of recalls of toxic toys in recent years, small US firms are pushing nontoxic, organic toys for Christmas.
12/21/2010 05:59 pm
A pizzlie is a cross between a polar bear and a grizzly bear, and this new hybrid animal may foreshadow as many as 34 hybrids to come as Arctic ice melts, say scientists.
12/16/2010 08:53 am
Plagiarism charges regularly plague the book world, often resulting in tarnished reputations. For those accused, the allegations are humiliating, while the writers plagiarized often feel themselves to be the victims of a theft for which they are never fully compensated. In recent cases, plagiarism charges have swirled around a variety of different kinds of publications: an award-wining French novel, a 2006 congressional report, the memoir of former President George W. Bush, and the "Harry Potter" series.
12/08/2010 11:39 am
The parenting price tag has soared to about $220,000 per child. If you think the kids' Christmas list is hefty, there's no end in sight to the add-ons Americans can think of in the cultivation of kids.
12/05/2010 11:03 am
Midnight screenings bring home $24 million for 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1,' as costumed and spell-chanting fans throng movie theaters across the country.
11/19/2010 06:58 pm
Zac Bissonnette, author of “Debt-Free U," hopes to change the way that you think about college.
11/04/2010 10:10 am
Employers need quick ways to sort through the thousands of résumés they receive. One favorite method is the keyword search. If you use the keywords companies are looking for, your résumé has a better chance of standing out, job-search advisers say. Here are five résumé-writing tips to take advantage of keywords:
10/16/2010 09:47 am