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.
Class registration for the fall semester is just around the corner, forcing many students to trudge through VCU’s online course catalog, an outdated website in need of change.
The Internet has brought with it an increase of people who can’t mind their own business. The cloak of usernames provides cowards with the perfect chance to intrude into the lives of others and pass unfair judgement.
College is full of idealists spreading their unscathed wings free from the safe refuge of the suburbs. Their inexperience presents easy prey for crooked opportunists. The problem isn’t generosity, but a combination of gullibility and kindness that drags that generosity down to stupidity.
Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s political gift scandal is just another day in the decades of legalized bribery in American politics. Even if McDonnell is found guilty, the problem of political gifts will go nowhere, until the public pressures for reform.