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Since it’s been a while, I guess it’s time for an update on how stressful school really is. No matter how many years you’ve dealt with it, it certainly doesn’t get any easier. But then again, it’s not supposed to, is it?
Here we are in week four of the spring semester and I can almost see the finish line. But looking at what’s ahead, I feel like the finish line might as well be in the middle of the ocean and I have no boat. This (academic) year has gone by so fast, but there are still twelve weeks …
A few days ago, fellow blogger Ryan Moran posted a piece expressing his support of the NCAA’s rules regarding compensating college athletes (please read his article here). While I agree with his disapproval of rulebreaking, I believe that the rules are unfair and that college athletes should always receive compensation for their participation in varsity sports.
I can already hear the indignant accusations of sacrilege. Please let me explain.
As I browsed Facebook the other day, I saw that a friend had posted a link to an article about a certain fundraising effort to aid the victims of the devastating famine in the Horn of Africa, particularly in Somalia. Such a story would normally be unremarkable, since it’s hardly news that communities worldwide are collecting funds and supplies to send to various relief organizations (think about contributing–get all kinds of information here). But the article wasn’t about some affluent or even middle-class people donating to the poor; the donors in this case were residents of the economically depressed …