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Big Ad Man on Campus

American corporations are pushing the use of peer pressure to sell products to a new level as they hire roughly 10,000 college students around the country to work as brand ambassadors to their friends and acquaintances this year. (more)

Posted on Sep 11, 2011 READ MORE



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America’s Freshmen Are Really Stressed Out

Wedged between past years of standardized testing and fixating on applications and a future of paying off hefty loans with no guarantees of employment, first-year college students around the country are registering higher levels of stress and poorer ...

Posted on Jan 27, 2011 READ MORE


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Agents Interrogate Teen

Julia Wilson, a 14-year-old honor student, was removed from her class and interrogated by Secret Service agents for writing “kill Bush” on her MySpace page.  The teen said the agents’ “unnecessarily mean” questioning brought her to tears, but ultimately encouraged her activism against the Iraq war.

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