Arts & Culture

Five student discounts to prevent breaking the bank

It’s no secret that a college education is expensive — the University of Oregon estimates the one-year cost for an out of state resident to be $49,392. The idea is that students will earn that money back through the jobs they acquire after college, but the financial road through higher …

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15 places your student ID can save you cash

“Broke college student” has undoubtedly become a resonating token phrase in describing the average collegiate. As students, we may struggle financially while facing lingering shopping desires, food cravings or what we presumptuously label as basic human needs (i.e. getting a wax or an oil change). Your piggy bank has likely …

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Tech: News week of Oct. 22-26

Big news from Apple this week: the iPad mini was announced. The new tablet PC is smaller, faster and features a longer battery life than the iPad 3. Revealed alongside the new hardware was an update for existing iOS devices and the iPad 4, the next iteration of the classic …

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Week in Review: Business, health and science

In case you missed last week’s news: A large new government study found that smoking marijuana in moderation does not harm lungs. Researchers from the University of Maryland found that walking while wearing headphones can be dangerous, and even deadly. Other noteworthy news: The University and popular networking site LinkedIn is offering …

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iPad and other tablet use can lead to neck, back pain, study says

Touch-screen tablets such as the iPad and the Kindle can save students from carrying heavy backpacks full of textbooks and notebooks, but a new study found these devices are not free of health risks.

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Puzzles and brain-teasers put to Google applicants explained in new book

In the “Googleplex,” the corporate offices of Google, the corporation offers such remarkable amenities to its employees such as free gourmet lunch, four-figure bonuses for having a child or “getting hitched” and one day a week to work on whatever project you wish and get paid for it. It’s really no wonder that Google is so popular given its success, but getting hired there has never been more competitive.

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