What can APEC accomplish?

The 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation will be meeting in Honolulu this November for their annual Economic Leaders’ Meeting. APEC seeks to achieve sustainable economic development through trade and investment liberalization, business facilitation, and economic and technical cooperation. However, APEC is limited in scope to that of a forum for discussion. Without the ability to legally … Continue reading

Welcome back, now give us all your money

Nothing is more frustrating at the start of every new semester than waiting in line for an hour to spend $500 on books your professor will likely only touch upon a few times. Buying your textbooks is a quick way to turn that “This semester is going to be a good one!” attitude into “Is … Continue reading

When an education isn’t enough

With the economy continuing to spiral out of control, finding a job directly out of school will be harder than ever. When you graduate, what will separate you from every other student graduating with a similar degree? It is absolutely essential that you seek to differentiate yourself from the rest of the herd. A high … Continue reading

Debt Deal Puts Republicans in Compromising Position

President Barack Obama has approved legislation effectively raising the debt ceiling, allowing our nation to initially borrow an additional $400 billion with additional borrowing allowed in the future. This may have came as a disappointment to many Republicans, had an agreeable compromise not been reached. In addition to raising the debt ceiling, the legislation includes … Continue reading