Donald Trump. Image found on Johns Hopkins University Hub website.
The Senate released their own version of the tax reform bill. Image found on The Bond Buyer.
As college students, we may not be especially interested in our taxes yet. However, if we plan on getting a promotion or scoring a higher paying job after we graduate, this is definitely an issue that is going to affect our pocketbooks. Tax reform, especially these proposed bills, impacts Americans of all incomes, from $0 on up.
Black Hawk College will transition into a new era when Doctor Bettie Truitt retires from her position as the college’s president on January 1st, 2018.
Truitt was hired as a mathematics instructor two weeks prior to completing her Master’s Degree at Iowa State University in 1989. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa while teaching full time at Black Hawk College in 1998. She would go on to work with the Higher Learning Commission, after six years of working on her Ph.D., while continuing her career in an administrative position. She was named intern president at Black Hawk College in 2014. She became the sixteenth President of Black Hawk College the following year. Continue reading “Retirement on Horizon for BHC President”
President Donald Trump speaks in Huntsville, Alabama. Image found on Newsweek.
Players kneel before a football game. Image found on Business Insider.
For better or worse, one of the most discussed and debated topics across the country this past week has been the recent controversy over whether athletes should be taking a knee during the national anthem. The arguments over kneeling were ignited in 2016, when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose to protest racism and police brutality by sitting during the anthem, later changing his strategy and taking a knee instead.
Hurricane Irma, the monster storm that wrecked havoc in Florida and the Caribbean in August and September, left behind mountains of damage. According to The Weather Channel, “This is the first time on record two Category 4 landfalls occured in the continental United States in the same hurricane season, much less within 16 days.”