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Obama Wants To Permanently Link Pell Grants To Inflation

10-02-2016

Obama Wants To Permanently Link Pell Grants To Inflation

President Barack Obama would be tied to one of the nation's main college financial programs long after he leaves office if Congress approves a request in his last budget proposal.  In Tuesday's funding request , Obama asked Congress to permanently tie Pell Grant awards to inflation. Pell Grants are given to low-income college students, and unlike student loans, do not need to be paid back. It's potentially the last effort by Obama to boost Pell Grants,... Read more

Iowa State loses WR Montgomery, RB Thomas (Yahoo Sports)

10-02-2016

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State wide receiver D'Vario Montgomery and running back Joshua Thomas won't return to the team for next season.... Read more

College Student Wants People To Eat Chik-Fil-A And Ketchup Off Her Body

10-02-2016

College Student Wants People To Eat Chik-Fil-A And Ketchup Off Her Body

Chew on this: A performance artist and college student at Texas State University has just done a piece where she covered her body with Chik-Fil-A and ketchup.... Read more

How to Party All Day and Not Feel Like Sh*t the Next Morning

10-02-2016

How to Party All Day and Not Feel Like Sh*t the Next Morning

I woke up in a mild panic last Saturday morning. I had a long day of social events ahead of me and seemingly endless work to do on Sunday. The problem: How could I party all day and  not wake up with a horrible hangover? Giphy Possible solutions: I could "coat my stomach" with milk before my first drink (fyi, that theory is  total bullshit ). For every cocktail I enjoyed, I could wash it down... Read more

Twitter's New Update Could Bring You Into The Echo Chamber

10-02-2016

Twitter's New Update Could Bring You Into The Echo Chamber

Twitter is embracing the algorithm. Kind of. Its users will now be able to opt into a feature that displays "the best tweets first," the company announced via blog post Wednesday . If you do so, the social network will rely on an automated process to surface tweets instead of displaying them in a strictly chronological fashion. Reports from  Buzzfeed and The Verge  anticipated the change days ago, though both articles predicted it would be... Read more

What to Do When a Tax Refund Is Seized for Student Loans

10-02-2016

It's that time of year again – tax time. While you may not look forward to the actual filing of your taxes, many consumers do look forward to getting that refund check. In fact, most start planning what they will do with that refund long before tax season.  Whether you were planning on putting a down payment on a new vehicle, putting it in savings, catching up on those Christmas bills or paying off debt,... Read more

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

10-02-2016

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the Oracle of Delphi. When Socrates heard that the oracle had made such a comment, he believed that the statement was wrong. Socrates said: "I know one thing: that I know nothing." How can the smartest man on earth know nothing? I heard this paradoxical wisdom for the first time from my school teacher when I... Read more

Do's, Don'ts for Using College Savings Withdrawals

10-02-2016

One of the biggest benefits to 529 college savings plans is that they grow tax-deferred and withdrawals are exempt from federal income tax. But there's a catch: In order to avoid taxes and penalties, the money needs to be used for what are known as qualified higher education expenses at an eligible institution. "It's actually a two-pronged test: what type of expense, and what type of school," says Chris Stack, attorney and managing consultant for the website savingforcollege.com.... Read more

Ex-OSU star Clarett admits DUI, gets 2 years' probation (Yahoo Sports)

10-02-2016

MOUNT GILEAD, Ohio (AP) -- Former Ohio State star running back Maurice Clarett has admitted driving under the influence.... Read more

24 Things Every Person Who Loves A Woman Should Know

10-02-2016

24 Things Every Person Who Loves A Woman Should Know

Loving a woman in a real, true, deep way can be a fantastic adventure, and one that only comes around once in a blue moon.... Read more

 

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