Unpaid internships are often advertised as paying your dues with the promise of networking, a potential job and valuable work experience. A recent study, however, puts those benefits into question.
By the nature of the economic system that governs us, nothing is sacrosanct. Nothing lies beyond a coveting hand, whether it’s a slave burial ground or a mom-and-pop shop. Whatever threatens a larger entity’s potential for profits or expansion is consequently threatened.
With 55 percent of college students involved in extracurricular organizations experiencing hazing, according to HazingPrevention.org, the issue is inarguably a serious one.
It was 6 p.m. on an evening in April. On his way to the 7-Eleven, a VCU art student, who asked to remain anonymous for this story, was approached by a man asking for money to buy diapers and food for his children.