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20 Jan 2021

5 Things Every Student Needs to Know Before Starting College

The prospect of heading off to college is an exciting one for many students, as it will be their first experience living away from home. While it is certainly going to be an adventure, chances are you might also so miss some of your home comforts. The transition from high

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26 Feb 2020

Peralta Community College District Finally Ratifies Part-Time Faculty Contract

The Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to ratify a tentative contract agreement between the district and the Peralta Federation of Teachers, upping pay for part-time faculty. The district represents Berkeley City College, Laney and Merritt colleges in Oakland and College of Alameda. The move brought

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07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

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10 Jan 2020

Do You Need A College Degree Anymore?

by Kate Brunotts In an age on the brink of a recession, managing your money wisely is more important than ever. Meanwhile, we continue to spend more and more repaying student loans— A 2019 study by TD Bank found that student debt holders spend on average 20% of their take-home

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07 Nov 2019

5 Fun Date Ideas to Distract You From Your Crippling Student Debt

by Ben Mangelsdorf In case you were wondering, college has been going amazing. I definitely spent the first two years of the best four years of my life contemplating whether life was truly worth living, but I’ve gotten past that and have developed a strong sense of apathy and disregard

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16 Oct 2019

Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Student Loans

by Dee Dee Thompson I thought if I didn’t go to college, I would end up broke, living at home, working a low paying job, and unhappy. Nine years and two degrees later, I’m in debt, living at home, working a low paying job, and quite frankly… depressed. There isn’t

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29 Aug 2014

Color Changing Nail Polish and the Culture of Rape

There have been a lot of articles on the date rape nail polish. Yes, it was very innovative of these students at North Carolina State University to develop Undercover Colors.

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12 Aug 2014

Surviving as a Broke College Student

Most college students are broke. It’s no big secret. For most students, getting enough financial aid to pay for tuition and books alone can be hard. Then there’s housing costs, food costs, and transportation. The 2013-2014 school year cost $8,893 on average for public universities. Financial aid awards vary based on student need and

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20 May 2013

Life of a Musician After An Expensive College Degree

I mean true musicians. The type of musicians who have tons of talent, loads of promise, a refusal to do anything else and no cash. I’m going to let you in on the worst kept secret of a generation: having a bachelor’s degree in ‘Music Anything’ doesn’t exactly secure you

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