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July 5, 2019


So you have been considering college, because as usual, life does not seem to go anywhere. So you thought, let’s find another excuse, and perhaps what could be better than finding yourself a college, give it all the money it asks for, and then find one more thing to cry and bitch about now that you will have – finally a six-figure number in your credit report – even if as loan.

We know, we know, you try and stay away from good advice as much as possible, particularly if you have an issue with who is delivering it. But make no mistake, you absolutely do not know us – we are the tabloid people. Hey, we are just like Playboy and Hustler… So why don’t [...]

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July 4, 2019

Why Do College Towns Suck so Bad?

That text says, “this never going to be your college town”

Now that you are done celebrating the weekend over your crisp admission letter from your fancy schmantzy University, let us introduce you a little bit to where you’re most likely headed. No we are not making this up at all. Youre headed to … a … “college town“. If exceptions indeed proved the rule, there is where your most likely to find the University worth celebrating the weekend over. Youll be upset because while you were busy salivating over the prospect of getting into that hallway, they disappeared your city from the outside. Unless youre like the guy in [...]

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September 20, 2011

Book Review: The Mayor of Casterbridge By Thomas Hardy

[box] Book Review: The Mayor of Casterbridge By Thomas Hardy [/box]

The “Mayor of Casterbridge” is the masterpiece of the ace novelist and poet Thomas Hardy. Few days ago I read it and I was floored by it. The best thing is that “The Mayor of Casterbridge” is internationally renowned as a literary classic, yet it is fiction. I have read that Thomas Hardy started out by writing stories for Newspapers and Magazines. His stories used to be in serialized form and the readers waited eagerly for the next part and I can believe it because this book is so interesting that I am still under its impact.

The story of “The Mayor of Casterbridge” revolves mainly around four [...]

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September 14, 2011

If Rasputin went to Princeton for fall of 2011 …

[box] If Rasputin, a Russian history figure went to Princeton for fall of 2011, what could you learn from him as a college student? [/box]

Grigori Rasputin (1869 -1916), a mystic monk and healer was one of the most powerful yet controversial personalities in the 19th century Russia. If he went to Princeton for fall of 2011, he could teach the college students, Supernatural Powers. It is said that once his father Efim Rasputin’s horse got stolen and Rasputin who was then a little child, identified the thief who stole it. In his youth Rasputin was involved in many illegal activities like sex and theft. As an act of penance he spent three months in the ‘Verkhoturye’ Monastery [...]

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