Ronald Reagan Created Student Debt Because He Hated UC Berkeley
I hate Ronald Reagan. A lot of people say that they hate Ronald Reagan, but they don’t really know why. They know that Reagan was evil, but they don’t grasp just how truly malevolent this fucking man was. He wasn’t just a Republican. He was a monster. If I could
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
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
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
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
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
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
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.
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