Stop bashing my major and the field of journalism
Liars. Biased. Nosey. Rude. Journalists have been called every name in the book.
Amid accusations of being “fake news,” trust in the fourth estate is dwindling. Journalism is becoming an unpopular profession and career choice for undergraduates, despite its crucial role in the government and society.
While people can have opinions about the media, if they don’t support the students who are studying journalism now, the relationship between media consumers and producers won’t improve in the future… read more.
Financial literacy classes need to be mandated for college freshmen
From a young age, we are told not to discuss money, finances and salaries with other people because it’s rude. But it’s time we start discussing financial literacy in college courses.
Considering 64 percent of college students pay for school using loans, and the estimated student loan debt was $1.2 trillion in May of 2013, college students need to be educated on personal finances to ensure future financial stability… read more.
The journey from wagons to food trucks
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Across the field of education, leadership needs to mirror the diverse student body it represents
Think about the number of female teachers you had growing up. Then think about the number of women in your school’s administration and on your school board.
Sadly, these numbers are not proportionate.
Women dominate the education service workforce, which was made up of 68.6 percent women in 2010. However, in 2011, women only occupied 27 percent of president positions in all higher education institutions.
In higher education, gender inequality exists when observing the abundance of men and the lack of women in roles of academic leadership. This inequality influences how students perceive gender roles and furthers the persistence of gender inequality… read more.
As the school year ends and summer break starts, it’s a great time to start crafting for your future little. Here is one idea for an easy, but cute, craft you can create for your future little!