"Why is this important for families? By not filling out the form, they could be leaving up to $6,000 per year in Pell Grants on the table. When the price of a degree continues to rise, no one should be leaving money on the table. We believe we can mandate this by the 2024-25 school year. When Louisiana implemented this mandate, they increased their FAFSA completion rate to 79 percent." … [Read more...] about State Sen. Haskell, Senate Democrats Promote New ‘Smart’ Agenda
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Our president-elect has proudly displayed his preference for primetime TV and Twitter rants over intelligence briefings and mature political discourse. However, Trump’s everyman urge to avoid his professional responsibilities and talk shit on the internet reached an (arguably) new low Friday morning. Trump woke up, bright and early, with a mission: to trash The New Celebrity Apprentice over disappointing early ratings. Beyond the ever-present disbelief over how our future president chooses to spend his free time, these tweets raise new concerns. For example, does Donald Trump know that as an executive producer of The New Celebrity Apprentice—a position he insisted on maintaining even after his recent promotion—he has a vested interest in the show’s success? Given this conflict of interest, it would follow that Trump would use his newfound platform to peddle the program, especially since it’s off to a rocky start. Instead, Trump bowed to his pettiest, most … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Thinks He’s a Reality-TV ‘Ratings Machine.’ History Tells a Different Story.
Betancourt is currently at junior at Bremen High School and is ranked seventh in the state of Illinois in the 182 lb. weight class. Betancourt has qualified for state both his freshman and sophomore year of high school and is looking forward to another promising season. … [Read more...] about Bremen Wrestling Building Team & Looking to Qualify for State
To the editor: The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the case of whether an elector can act as an individual in casting a vote in a presidential election. A much larger question remains unanswered: Why do most states use a winner-take-all system that goes against the principle of one person, one vote? … [Read more...] about Letters to the Editor: How states make the electoral college even more undemocratic
“This will give him a chance to play bigger minutes to develop a rhythm,” Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said of Evans’ trip to Santa Cruz, where he played 21 games as a rookie. “I think the injuries set him back a little bit. These last few weeks have been tough, even before the injury. … [Read more...] about Warriors’ Jacob Evans III faces critical stretch as he heads to G League