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University credits MAP grants despite budget crises

University credits MAP grants despite budget crises

By Ali Braboy

August 25, 2015

Over $12 million in the State of Illinois Monetary Award Program grants has been distributed to 5,667 University students for the fall semester, despite the lack of a planned state budget, said Director of Student Financial Aid Dan Mann.As Illinois continues to go without an approved state budget, co...

Putting “top” free apps for college students to the test

By Alexander Vassiliadis

September 2, 2014

Walking across a college campus, all you might see are students gazing down at their phones, paying no attention to where they are going. Some are texting, some are browsing and some are even scrolling through emails. This year, consumerreports.org gave students 19 reasons to be even more addicted to their...