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While watching my family stuff their faces with great food this past Easter weekend, I couldn’t help but think how this scene has played out in front of me year after year for nearly three decades.
The phone rings, “This is John Smith with the U.S. Census Bureau. We haven’t received your 2010 census paperwork and want to do it on the phone. What’s your name? Who is the head of the household? What is your social security number?”
Nearly 45,000 people left Galveston after 2008’s Hurricane Ike devastated the island. Nearly 75 percent of the city was flooded by the storm surge and many homes still require repair before they are habitable again. All this makes the 2010 U.S. Census that much more important for Galveston.
President Barack Obama passed the Healthcare Reform Bill March 23, which offers extended coverage for students under the age of 26 through their parents’ existing coverage.
College students are in crisis. Tuition is rising, loan interest rates are increasing and jobs are few and far between. Students are now leaving college with enormous debt.
Higher education has become a realistic and tangible goal for more and more students in this country over the past few decades, but at what cost?
Decisions, decisions. From the time the alarm goes off we begin to make decisions. Many of us find ourselves living day-in and day-out making pretty much the same decisions some without understanding why.
Students representing different countries came together March 27 in Bayou Theater to showcase their cultural heritages. Cultural Extravaganza is a show put on by University of Houston-Clear Lake students to share their culture with the community through singing, dancing, poetry, food and much more.
Events in and around campus going on now through April 19, 2010.