One of the three Arkansas surviving teenagers involved in a serious car accident in August tells the story of the crash and her recovery. She plans to return to school next semester.
It’s not everyday that “daddy’s little girl” or “mom’s youngest son” runs off to college. To save you from your over-zealous parents, Hannah Margaret has compliled an insightful list of college necessities. Afterall, you don’t want to show up to your college campus of choice with far more than your undersized dorm can handle.
Nearly 10 years ago, the United States launched “Operation Enduring Freedom” in response to the Afghani terror group Al-Qaeda’s attack on the America. Since then, news outlets have attempted to offer various views and depictions of the “War on Terror.” Not satisfied with the media’s interpretation of the war, Afghanistan veteran Owen Morris compiled real-life footage that he captured during his service overseas. The goal: to change the minds of many with his film “Removed from Reality,” which documents the life of a soldier through the eyes of a soldier.
Transitioning from high school to college is never easy, and paying for college makes it that much more difficult. Many times, students are uninformed, and often overwhelmed, with the jargin that can accompany students with he or she is applying for financial aid. Have no fear, however, the editors at the ISONN newsstream have compiled a list of helpful tips to guide students along the way.
In an ever growing society, mountain top excavation can provide citizens the opportunity to expand. There’s just one problem – it’s non-refundable. Activist groups, such as the Boone, N.C., group Appalachian Voices, are spearheading this issue by encouraging law-makers to inact legislation to prevent the demise of the Appalachian Mountains. While mountain mining and excavation produces a steady flow of income, it also negatively effects the communities surrounding these multi-acre projects.
The DREAM Act continues to fuel immigration debate across the U.S. California Gov. Jerry Brown is a proponent of the legislation, which seeks to grant qualified undocumented students easier access to college. AB 131, an extension to a previous California bill that lets these students pay in-state tuition, is currently tied up in the Senate. If passed, it would allow financial aid to be given to qualified undocumented immigrants.
UGA graduate Rick Temple works for Greenlight Biofuels, a company that turns used restaurant grease into biodiesel. This conversion reduces the United State’s dependency on foreign oil and could potentially reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 78 percent.
From the start of the economic crisis, one household member has suffered more than any other: the family pet. See how animal shelters, animal cruelty, and euthanasia are being affected by the pet abandonment problem.
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