It’s 3:32 p.m. and my last class has just ended. “Time to get the hell off campus and back to safe haven,” I think as I quickly put my school concerns on the mental backburner and begin my routine trek home.
On a Saturday afternoon at the Berkeley Psychic Institute’s Sacramento Campus, a small group of people gathers for a hands-on healing. Seated in a circle of metal fold-out chairs, the healers stand over them, focused, lightly placing their hands on different parts of their bodies.
Apparently, moviegoers haven’t been tightening their purse strings despite increasing economic troubles.
Between going to school, trying to work and living in constant limbo with financial aid, college students could always use a little relaxation. But economic problems have made it harder than ever to stretch those few dollars to cover the essentials, let alone a good time.
President Barack Obama’s stimulus package is very similar to the New Deal put forth by Franklin Roosevelt, which is famous for getting us out of the Great Depression.
Sure, City College is extremely accessible to wheelchair users, and people who aren’t able to climb stairs in general. But is it accessible to everyone on wheels? My research says yes.
The economy has students panic stricken. Many have stopped credit-card swiping and have opted to purchase only the necessities.
Most of us in college have a grand dream: To be successful in the career of our choice. But with the unstable economy and technology’s steady march forward, many jobs seem to be at risk.
I haven’t had much experience, good or bad, with financial aid because I’ve always had a job that could pay my expenses, but after doing a little research, I found that getting aid is an easy process provided you’re patient and can keep track of a few dates.
Everyday, students leave behind personal items and garbage in classrooms sometimes where it belongs, other times not.