Journalism, A Worthless Degree?

Your father says a degree in journalism promises a less secure future than degrees in STEM. Your mother thinks an art degree will keep you safe from the dangerous assignments journalists undertake. This 2012 article by Forbes comments on a report by Career Cast that lists journalism as the fifth worst job, above oil riggers …

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The Power of Paws: Therapy Dogs Proven to Boost Mental Health

The stress of college weighs heavily on the mental health of many students. Therapy dogs can provide the answer for stress relief and self-care at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Through the Paws Program, Bright Spot Therapy Dogs, a group that places well-trained therapy dog teams in programs around New England, visits the Student Union …

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A Millennial Cooks–and Lives her Twenties–without a Recipe

Adulthood means a stable 9 to 5 career to afford a house, a car, a few conservative stock market investments and bi-weekly trips to the supermarket to purchase vegetables. Sure, I can do that. Well, can I? So far my early adulthood hasn't followed the steps to what others might consider success. I still have a …

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