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After graduating High School, many students move away from home to try and make it on their own with little to no financial support from their parents. These young adults must be responsible to pay for rent, food, gas, clothing, and all other necessary expenses for survival. As a requirement for the FAFSA (Free Application […]
Supposedly the Haitian and Dominican Republic borders are carefully watched, but according to the new numbers of Haitian children being smuggled, it is not supervised enough, or at least not by the correct people. Dominican border guards, soldiers, and United Nations peacekeepers are watching the borders to keep trafficking from happening. Yet nobody says anything […]
Mwendwa P. was 16 when she became pregnant for the first time. When she went into labor, she did not want to go to the hospital near her town in Kenya because, she had heard that nurses abuse girls who got pregnant when they go into delivery. So, she decided to go through a painful […]
Literally “under the surface” there is a whole other Internet comprised of, for the most part, what seems to be all the atrocious characteristics of our familiar Internet. However mysterious and dark this “other” Internet sounds, that is not what Ian Clarke intended for his innovative idea of a “Distributed, Decentralized Information Storage and Retrieval […]
There are many examples in American news today that budget cuts are supposedly a necessity to help America as a whole. Unfortunately the programs and projects which are already lacking funds and require more funding are the ones being cut. The state is responsible for deciding what they will cut in their budget. There are […]