Posts in

Archives


Story by Rhiannon Gilbert / Managing Editor  A couple decades ago, thrift shopping used to be sort of taboo. The economy was good, casual wear meant something different than it means today and the snob-appeal mindset persisted and eschewed second-hand clothing. Along came a recession and Macklemore, and all that quickly changed. Now bargain hunters …

Remember the inconvenience of having to balance your checkbook before you could go out Friday night, just to make sure you had enough money to last the weekend? Me neither. These days, most people keep their banks in their pockets — and if anyone’s using a checkbook, it’s your mom. Now that virtually every millennial …

Young adults are known for their online prowess and capability, but factors they cannot control in the cyber community are scams and their disastrous effects. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, a total of over $8 hundred million was stolen from Americans in 2014, affecting close to 300,000 people. In reality, this is …

Story by Evan Dunne / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  In many cases, college is the first step toward living on one’s own. While new college students may not be entirely financially independent, the cost differences of living in a dorm, apartment or house are often deciding factors for whoever is paying the bills. So what is …

Many college students find themselves faced with the seemingly impossible task of juggling both a job and schoolwork. For those students who have full-time gigs, financial security still might seem like a daydream. A study conducted by the 2013 College Student Pulse found that 80 percent of students were working an average of 19 hours …

MTSU Baseball

Photo / Sidelines Archives MTSU lost their third straight game to the Lipscomb Bison by a score of 3-2 this evening at Ken Dugan Field in Nashville. This is the second time in the last three games that MTSU has lost by one run. Lipscomb starter Dayton Tripp (1-1) turned in his best start of …