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Poverty simulation reveals struggles living paycheck to paycheck

Poverty simulation reveals struggles living paycheck to paycheck

By Brittney Nadler

November 12, 2014

A single mother with three kids has to send her children to school, but also get to work on time. She needs to buy more groceries, but she doesn’t know how to pay for the doctor’s appointment, let alone if she can keep her family’s home until the end of the month. The poverty simulation hosted...

Third annual Bud Light Summer Stage event to return to campus on Saturday

Third annual Bud Light Summer Stage event to return to campus on Saturday

July 25, 2014

The third annual Bud Light Summer Stage event is returning to campus Saturday, hosting activities for all ages such as music, Kids Fest and the Big Fat Ugly eating contest. This year the festival will be located at the corner of Sixth and John streets, making this the first year that the event will not ...