Diverse Military
by Nefeteria Brewster

Every month veterans and soldiers, along with their spouses and members of the public, take part in a job fair at Fort Gordon as part of the installation’s Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program. The program aids soldiers as they make their career change, said Angela Gaston, a transition services specialist for Fort Gordon. One […]

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by Mike Leiby The Independent

HOLBROOK — Holbrook Unified School District Superintendent Robert Koerperich said Arizona is in a teacher retention crisis. Too many teachers are leaving the area, and the state, for higher paying jobs, he said. “In the last two years we have been down about 8-10 staff members,” Koerperich said during Diane Douglas’s “We are listening” tour […]

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by Bethune Cookman University

For the past several months, Bethune-Cookman University has worked on numerous military academic initiatives such as: GEM; FLYCA; DANTES/DSST; Minuteman Scholarship; Military Training Credits; and more to enhance opportunities for students in the military to attend college. B-Cu has enrolled approximately 169 military students on campus and online. Currently, Mr. Alli Braswell, Civilian Aide to […]

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by Dan Raile

This spring, as part of their coursework, four Stanford University students found themselves in Coronado, California, doing pushups on the beach and charging into a 61-degree surf while overseen by Navy SEAL trainers. They performed this extraordinary homework to better understand the process of inculcating recruits into the elite corps of military frogmen and women. […]

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Finally, a Break on Tuitions

by Kat Tretina

Hearing your parents talk about how they paid for their college tuition with a part-time job can be frustrating. Though these stories are true, the tuition structure has completely changed over the past 30 years. The cost of going to school has skyrocketed, putting more of a burden on you as a student, causing you […]

Preparing Service Members for Future

by Sen. Mike Rounds

In Congress, my colleagues and I have not only been working around-the-clock to repeal and replace Obamacare, we have also been doing important work in our committees to cut red tape, advance pro-growth policies that will create jobs and provide essential oversight of government programs so we can improve them. This has been particularly true […]

Don’t Put It Off

Don’t Put It Off

by Senior Airman Robert Volio

Now for some, the picture I just painted may look like a lazy, disgruntled college student finally starting his homework during the 11th hour, but I assure you, nothing could be further from the truth. Before uploading my literature homework at 11:58 p.m., one minute before the deadline, I had spent the previous three hours […]