Managing credit and student debt.

By Ginny Grimsley

How can college students avoid credit hassles?

According to a study conducted by Twentysomething Inc., a consultant firm specializing in young adults, 85 per cent of the class of 2011 will wind up moving back in with mom and dad once they get their degrees. The cause? A combination of a shrinking entry level job market and crushing college loan debt.

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Crystal Meth

Crystal Meth

The downside of using crystal meth is so devastating, we’re surprised that anyone is even trying it.

If you don’t care about the fact that crystal meth can forever alter your brain’s ability to naturally regulate such things as dopamine production, muscle movement, memory and decision making, maybe you’ll care about losing your teeth.

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Tree Canada’s Green Futures Award

Tree Canada and FedEx Express Canada announced the winners of their Green Schools, Green Futures Award this past June. This national award was created to recognize and reward Canadian schools for their efforts in the area of environmental sustainability.

The national winner is Herb Campbell Public School, Caledon, Ontario.

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On-line Campus News at the University of Saskatchewan

On Campus News, the official newspaper of the University of Saskatchewan, launched the OCN online news centre this July.

“With news being generated from all corners of campus, we’ve talked for some time about how we could bring all of it together in a one-stop shop where our stories can be told in a more immediate way than through a bi-weekly newspaper,” said Colleen MacPherson, editor of On Campus News.

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Mount Royal University offers degree in midwifery

Mount Royal University in Calgary is offering a new degree, a Bachelor of Midwifery. Offered through its Department of Advanced Specialty Health Studies. The Midwifery program is designed to prepare students for administering primary care during and after childbirth in the case of low-risk pregnancies.

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