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Are Fraternities and Substance Abuse Creating Addicts?

College fraternities have been a dependable, ever-present staple on college campuses for decades. They are as old as the colleges they represent. Students join fraternities for the opportunity, leadership, social interaction, and a chance to network with other young men with big goals and even bigger dreams of their own. Fraternity brothers have gone on […]

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Where has all the thinking gone?

              College educators and employers are confused as to why young people cannot think anymore The popular idea of education is that it is primarily learning facts. However, as the famous theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, once said, “Education is not the learning of facts, but training the mind to think.” More and more educators in the […]

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How technology is improving the standard of living in developing countries

The technological advances of the fourth industrial revolution have seen monumental and unprecedented changes take place in the functioning of the global economy, giving rise to new globalizing processes in increasingly interactive and sophisticated ways. Technology has enabled instantaneous communication, new products and manufacturing systems, improved air and sea transportation and seen the revolution of […]