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Results tagged with 'college'

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The changing dining habits of college students

Published Oct. 15, 2013

When I was a freshman in college - back in 1992 - I always wondered what the "freshman 15" was all about. I ate all that cafeteria food, but I actually lost weight - because it was so bad. Lots of memories of cereal for dinner. It is, however, a little different for today's college students, as well as the recently graduated.


College degrees are not guarantees anymore

Published July 21, 2013

Once upon a different world, going to college was equivalent to getting a good job. But these days, with exorbitant tuition costs and a glut of college grads, having a degree doesn't come with the guarantee it once did.


Milwaukee graduates onto another top 10 list

Published June 4, 2013

Milwaukee's made yet another top 10 list. Last month, CreditDonkey looked at 50 of the largest U.S. urban areas and considered three factors as they related to recent college graduates.


Featured bartender: Danielle Allen at Murphy's Irish Pub

Published Feb. 5, 2013

Somehow, in between her three jobs, a busy class schedule and preparing for a post-graduation move to Arizona, Danielle Allen from Murphy's Irish Pub found the time to chat with us about serving college kids, tips and the Marquette bar scene.

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Rev. Ron reviews "Monsters University"

The college experience has been greatly exaggerated in the world of cinema. Through my sexless high school years, I was under the impression that college would be a non-stop party of booze and drug consumption, never-ending sex and fun-hating Deans who will always get their comeuppance before the...


Piles of red circled job classified ads sits on the table. Musty smell of old newspapers linger in the air. The computer has browsers opened to LinkedIn and local newspaper employment postings. Books about resumes and social media presence littered the living room. My head dizzy with tho...

The Underdog

 Underdogs are the ones who are not expected to win or not the ideal choice. I have often felt like one in my lifetime. My twin brother and I were born on a snowy January morning in the late 70's. We were quite premature. I weighed a mere four pounds. My brother weighed more and was also bor...

The Art of the 21st Birthday (Midweek Musings)

"Is this shirt too much?" My best friend questioned, tugging at a zipper attached to her borrowed blouse. It was Saturday night. Our busy summers, which had so far made good on the Ladytron lyrics,"They only want you when you're 17/When you're 21, you're no fun," had ke...

Show Down Saturday... The Fantasy

I’m going to give in and concede to myself that there will be no college football playoff. It’s tough, but I must be true to myself. With that said, it’s time to fix the broken down old car taking up valuable space in my football-watching driveway. I beg you not to think f...

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