Governor Jennifer Granholm approved a state budget for the 09-10 fiscal year that eliminated all funding for the Michigan Promise scholarship. The Promise scholarships, which would have provided between $1,000 […]
Throughout this series of articles, I have covered systems of health care such as the Bismarck, Beveridge and National Health Insurance models, but this week it is a different type […]
A belch is a pretty sincere “I love you” There are many ways to measure the progress of a relationship, but what about the first belch? The first date, the […]
Megan Coady’s recent op-ed piece in the Torch, “Being well rounded may put a hole in your pocketbook” reflects a common disconnect between student and university expectations regarding the purpose […]
Whether it’s H1N1 or just plain old influenza, it seems that cold season is upon us. Classes are now filled with coughing, sniffling, germ-infested students.
Area K-12 school districts have already felt the symptoms of flu season and have been forced to close school several days in the past week. For most schools, this means that over 25 percent of their student population was absent due to sickness.
In college however, we aren’t privilege to the same benefits as elementary, middle, and high school students. We don’t shutdown or cancel classes often, especially not simply due to illness.
A life is a string a moments, mingled with the moments of others. And from one moment to another things change, lives change. One of those moments was this past […]
A rebuttal: why general education matters In an article written by the Torch’s Opinions Editor Megan Coady in last week’s Torch, she made the argument that general education classes are […]
For the sake of my pearly whites, I hope this overhaul works out I should consider myself lucky to have health insurance, but I cannot help but notice how flawed […]
Part four in a six part series covering health care systems around the world The name of Canada’s health care system has been one of the most abused and misconstrued […]