January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness day, and that’s important because there are approximately 60,000 slaves in the United States alone.
Take a moment to think about that.
We’ve all been there: the textbook you spent $150 dollars on at the start of the term is now suddenly worth… $17.04?
They say you can’t put a price on learning, but we’re going to try. Let’s take Gestalt theory to a new level, and look at a book as the sum of its parts. Continue reading “What is the minimum value of any textbook?”
College can be a huge, terrifying, exhilarating experience. So we’re going to help you. Continue reading “5 Insider Tricks for Getting Cheap Textbooks Online”
Embrace the power of the dark side (or the light) with Google’s new Star Wars promotion. Continue reading “Google’s Lightsaber Escape is the Perfect Way to Procrastinate”
For us, the longest night of the year might mean hot chocolate, a warm fire and watching Elf for the fourth time, but for people living hundreds of years ago, the Winter Solstice had a very different meaning. Continue reading “The Surprising History of the Winter Solstice”
With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens just around the corner, we’ve compiled our favorite fan theories about the film. Though all we have to base our guesses on are the trailers (and generous knowledge of the now defunct expanded universe) we think we might be on to something here. Continue reading “Our 4 favorite The Force Awakens Theories”
While coffee from a Keurig or Alpine Spiced Cider packets will warm the hands, after a cold walk back from class, they tend to be lacking when it comes to flavor. We’re going to assume you have access to hot water and instant drink mix and that’s about it, so we’ve amassed a few different recipes you can add to your tasty instant drink to make it that much better. Continue reading “5 Ways to Improve Packaged Drink Mixes”
Free college. The idea is whispered like an incantation in student government meetings and dorm rooms across the country. An education without crippling debt. Surely a pipe dream, but a beautiful one none the less, right?
Several states in the US have begun to offer free or heavily discounted Community College, though 4 year universities still charge tens of thousands of dollars per semester. If, oh glorious thought, a 4 year degree were to be offered free of charge, what would it do to textbook costs?