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The Dorm Wars

The Dorm Wars have not yet caused the numerous bankruptcies amongst minor and maybe even some more established colleges that seem inevitable. What they have done is change the nature of college education. Whether at Harvard or Ramapo, students want luxury dorms with private bathrooms and glitzy campus centers. And since students—fueled with cheap student…Read more The Dorm Wars

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Posted on 14 December 2012 | 10:59 am

Smart Guys on Wall Street

Nicholas Kristof asks the profound question today in his column: Is banking bad? He gives the equally enlightening answer: no. Only if you read down to the end of the column filled with such nuggets do you find the one truly revealing fact: In 2007, on the eve of the financial crisis, 47 percent of…Read more Smart Guys on Wall Street

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Posted on 19 January 2012 | 3:30 pm