Wasting Time & Money In America

I didn’t have enough money for books my first semester of college and my school loans were thirty days from my bank account so I got my first credit card. Five years and some odd months later I have a few more credit cards, a few loans and a lot of bills going into delinquency, […]

Another Lifetime

I don’t know how else to explain, my heart actually hurts, it beats one memory over my head and then the next… a rapid pace, this place, that place, friends then foes, faces, hands, happiness, woes. What blares in my mind, impossible to tell, like spiders between stair-boards or sand between toes… A trip to […]

Business School is… BULLSHIT!

This is a comment I received on a message I sent the University of Northern Iowa where I am currently a student and employee. My original message was about the declining quality of the education at UNI and my personal dissatisfaction with a proposed $100 surcharge for the spring semester (after financial aid has been […]

Education: Is it Worth the Money or Effort?

I am disappointed in my school and their decision to charge students a $100 surcharge when the nearest community college has found a way around a similar fee at their institution. This surcharge comes with additional increases in fees and tuition totaling over 6% for 2010-11! “As a senior and a student employee (for most […]

Iraq War Forum: Five Year Anniversary in Iraq

I attended the Vets for Freedom Iraq war forum in order to learn from the firsthand experiences of those who have served in the military. I feel it is important since being a soldier is a completely different experience from my own. I’ll admit to being a little bit of a dreamer. I hold signs […]