A conscientious student has undoubtedly heard it a million times: Unemployment and student loan debt are rising for undergraduates. The paranoia invoked by this reality is often exacerbated by another often repeated cliché: Do what you love and don’t worry about money!
Toronto’s infamous mayor Rob Ford, known for his drug and alcohol habits, managed to edge out a 42 percent approval rating, topping President Obama’s newfound lows of 37 percent, according to recent polling data.
In this week’s Around the Dorm, the “Ref,” Gabe Allen, asks our panel three questions: Are the Los Angeles Lakers making a good decision in making Kobe Bryant the highest-paid player in NBA history, who will win the up-for-grabs NFC East, and will the struggling New York Knicks or Brooklyn Nets turn their acts around before the end of the regular season?
After dropping its home opener to Moravian College and falling to 1-2 on the season, the women’s basketball team managed to rattle off two straight victories against William Paterson University and Richard Stockton College to move over .500 heading into Thanksgiving break.
It was a hard-fought effort by the men’s and women’s swimming teams on Saturday, Nov. 23 as the Lions took on Stevens Institute of Technology. Both teams were defeated, but after the most exciting competitions of the season, the Lions were able to walk away knowing they had given it their all.
• China’s thirst for dairy is increasing dramatically and so are imports of milk and dairy-based products such as cheese and yogurt. Consumption of dairy products in China is expected to rise 20 percent over the next four years, according to the Financial Times.