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cheaper than cheap: unpaid internships may be illegal

Are you now, or have you ever been an unpaid intern? Did you feel like you were helpful around the office, actively contributing as part of a team and seeing your work pay off in a final product? Were you given space to work independently, without a supervisor breathing down the back of your neck […] Read more…

facing life without teddy: massachusetts students reflect

BOSTON –The last time a Republican was elected to fill a Massachusetts seat in the U.S. Senate, Barack Obama was still Barry. It was 1972 when Ed Brooke was elected, and the future 44th president of the United States was just 11 years old. Ted Kennedy, of course, had already been a senator for a […] Read more…

barack obama and the war on christmas

WASHINGTON–All of you out there still worrying that President Barack Obama is a secret Muslim, rest easy: despite online rumors that the National Christmas Tree displayed on the ellipse in front of the White House would be called (gasp!) the National Holiday Tree this year, it just isn’t true. The National Christmas Tree will be […] Read more…

i fought the man and won: overdraft survival stories

We all know someone who’s had a $35 cup of coffee. No, this isn’t a kids-these-days rant about the coin required for a fancy-schmancy latte (extra foam, extra hot, non-fat, please). This is about cold, hard, overdraft fees. Read tips and tricks to avoid overdraft fees (hint: don’t overdraw your account), and battle stories from […] Read more…