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Penn State and the Demand for College Football

Monday, December 05, 2016

I confess that I was very disappointed yesterday when the NCAA selection committee revealed that the four teams to compete for the NCAA National Championship in Division I football did not include my Penn State Nittany Lions. Just the night before, Penn State fans celebrated a great win against the sixth- ranked Wisconsin Badgers to win the Big Ten Conference. They earned a spot in the championship by winning the Big Ten East Division. Most of the experts agreed that the Big Ten was the best conference in the country, and the Big Ten East Division was the toughest division in college football largely because the More

The Effect of Brexit on My Business

Friday, November 18, 2016

This is our first article written by our German contributor. She writes about her perspective of Brexit. This is the third blog about Brexit. I wrote Brexit - The Votes Are In shortly after the election and another was written by our British contributor about the direct impact of Brexit on her and her colleagues. More

The Great US Recession - Opportunity Amidst Crisis

Monday, November 07, 2016

One of our contributors lives in New York City and tells her story of how the recent recession impacted her life, but ultimately provided an opportunity. More

A Nigerian Student's Challenges

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Imagine waking up to find companies and industries downsizing their workforce, prices of basic commodities rising by the minute, the cost of healthcare far from affordable, the crime rate and insecurity a major concern, while the cost of living continues to skyrocket. More

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