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Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Why is State U recruiting so many out-of-state students? And what it means for higher ed.

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | December 7, 2016 | College
Writing in the New York Times last month, Laura Pappano offered a thoughtful analysis of the efforts by public colleges - principally public flagship universities - to find new sources of revenue, diversify their student bodies, and expand their national reputations. It's an interesting trend that should be...
Cameron Russo

Acne Has Made Me Insecure

Cameron Russo | December 7, 2016 | Queer Voices
Transgender Youtuber Cameron Russo, talks about how his acne due to transitioning has made him more insecure than before. Transgender males inject a certain dosage of Testosterone for the rest of their lives, to obtain male hormones and physically appear more masculine. Acne is one of the most common side...
Bob Weidman

Visualize Resistance

Bob Weidman | December 7, 2016 | Politics
Now that Thanksgiving is over and the holidays are coming up and everyone's back to shopping and posting cute pictures of puppies and kittens on Facebook and stopped freaking the fuck out about the election, I thought I would share a story about our home improvement project. Kate and I...
Rachel Hollis

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes To Make On Christmas Morning

Rachel Hollis | December 7, 2016 | Taste
There's nothing better on Christmas Morning then waking up to the smell of BREAKFAST!
Jackie K. Cooper

The Devil Is In the Details of Grisham's THE WHISTLER

Jackie K. Cooper | December 7, 2016 | Books
Book Review - Jackie K Cooper THE WHISTLER by John Grisham If the Devil is in the details then he certainly had a hand in the creation of John Grisham's latest novel THE WHISTLER. Just about everything you get in this well planned out story is detail. You will...
Laura Goldman

Here's Why An NFL Player Is Promoting C3 De-Escalation Techniques

Laura Goldman | December 7, 2016 | Sports
Running back Matt Forte, currently with the New York Jets football team, previously played 8 seasons for the Chicago Bears. He returned to Chicago on November 18 for the Matt Forte's Get In The Game Teen Summit at Malcolm...
Paul Abrams

Hillary Clinton's Final Speech

Paul Abrams | December 7, 2016 | Politics
December 12, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA). My Fellow Americans: I come here tonight to deliver my last national address to the American people. I do so, first, to say "thank you". Thank you for all the trust you have placed in me for all these years of my life dedicated...
Dragos Bratasanu

You Are God's Treasure

Dragos Bratasanu | December 7, 2016 | Religion
"Do you remember the story of the prodigal son?" asked my grandfather and put down the book he was reading. "The son of a very rich, generous, and loving father had left home and for many years he squandered his part of the father's fortune on worthless things and distractions....
Stephanie Huston

7 Antarctic Adventures Of A Lifetime

Stephanie Huston | December 7, 2016 | Travel
I recently got back from my 7th continent trip - a basecamp activity cruise to Antarctica. As one would anticipate, it truly was a trip of a lifetime and filled with unexpected adventures at every turn.
David Halperin

Department Of Education Requires 25 Percent Letter Of Credit To Approve University Of Phoenix Owner Change

David Halperin | December 7, 2016 | Education
The U.S. Department of Education today approved the application of the Apollo Education Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, to convert from being a publicly-traded company to one owned by private equity firms and still keep its...
Joylette Portlock

Funny Four-Minute Haunted House Spoof Covers Climate and Energy

Joylette Portlock | December 7, 2016 | Green
Concerned about climate change? How about your energy bill? The latest video in the Don't Just Sit There - Do Something! series, the "Energy Bill Movie", takes a seriously silly look at residential energy use and climate change in a haunted house movie spoof, just in...
Erin Schrode

So Much For Ivanka’s Meeting With Al Gore…

Erin Schrode | December 7, 2016 | Politics
Al Gore and Ivanka Trump walk into a bar… well not quite. But the two did walk into Trump Tower on Monday to discuss climate change. And guess what? It was all a smokescreen. Don’t...
Sarah Lueck

Immediate Harm Even From "Delayed" Health Reform Repeal, Urban Institute Finds

Sarah Lueck | December 7, 2016 | Politics
Congressional Republicans claim that, when they repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) early next year, they can avoid hurting consumers by delaying the elimination of its Medicaid expansion and marketplace subsidies for two years or more.  This delay, they say, would ensure that "no one is worse off,"...
Edward Flattau

Climate Change Secession

Edward Flattau | December 7, 2016 | Politics
Some private citizen groups in California, distraught at the prospect of an America under President Donald Trump, are advocating that the state secede from the union. Constitutional scholars (and most Californians) assure us the separation is not going to happen. But is there any instance in which California could go...
Zac Thompson

A Simple Look At Trump's Conflicts of Interest

Zac Thompson | December 7, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Wonder no more, we've outlined some of Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest.
Marty Zwilling

5 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Team A Marketer

Marty Zwilling | December 7, 2016 | Business
"If we build it, they will come." I heard it again yesterday from a technical entrepreneur who should know better than to believe the old "Field of Dreams" sports fantasy movie theme in today's Internet information overload environment. These days, building a new business is all about visibility...
Trevor Neilson

Time to Wake up and Fight for the Climate

Trevor Neilson | December 7, 2016 | Impact
Today is the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks--the anniversary of when the United States "woke up" from denial and isolationism and mobilized for total victory. Donald Trump's election has been a 'Pearl Harbor moment' for many Americans who are waking up to the climate and political crises in...
Dr. Sudip Bose

Five Universally Applicable Leadership Lessons Learned from Military Medicine

Dr. Sudip Bose | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Dec. 7, 2016 -- In November 2004, I served in the Second Battle of Fallujah, which was the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War and the most violent since Vietnam. There is no substitute for, and no ingredient more important than, strong leadership -- whether...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Beet.TV Retreat 2016 Panel: Determining The Value Of Advanced Television

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Business
MIAMI - In the tug of war that is television advertising, programmers pull the traditional ratings window beyond 30 days while advanced TV specialists grapple with more precise targeting. Somewhere in the middle lies a holistic view of all advertising impressions that buyers can bid for, but it's a galaxy...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Addressable TV May Hit 60% Of US in 2017: Neustar's Dethero

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
MIAMI -- The ability to target individual households with a medium that is traditionally more used to shouting at mass audiences is here and now. But it's not universal - and it's not yet living up to some of the wilder dreams of ad industry executives. But "addressable TV" is about to go...