In the hours after police officer Tom Decker's death, I found myself hugging my husband, a police officer, as tightly as I could, crying and asking him not to go to work. He kissed me and told me that he loved me and headed out the door for what was going to be a very difficult shift. I quickly realized it wasn't fair for me to ask him not to go.
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A college lecture used to be given to a classroom of newly graduated 18-year-olds looking for the 'time of their life' and the 'full college experience'. However, times have changed. Often these days, students attend college part-time, as well as attend lectures online and are also busy working and/or providing for their family. The majority of "traditional" students are now enrolled in online schooling, and at community and for-profit colleges.
Today, most Gen Xers and Gen Yers didn't receive their first cellphone until they were in high school, maybe even college or later. But these days, children are getting their hands on mobile devices at a younger age every day. In this new infographic, we walk you through the technology milestones for different development stages.
It's never any easy question to ask, but it's one of the many responsibilities a nurse holds when a patient nears the end of his or her life - does the family want to donate their loved one's organs and/or tissues?
With rising higher education costs and student debt across America, it can be hard to see the lifelong earning potential of a college degree. However, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, a college graduate with a bachelor's degree can expect to make more than $1 million in additional lifelong earnings than someone whose highest education is a high school diploma.
Dancing at holiday parties won't be enough to work-off all the bread pudding and Christmas cookies the average person eats during the holiday season. Our latest infographic breaks down the calories and fat in some of the most popular holiday eats, while providing tips to battle the not-so-jolly bulge.
To some, it's a day off from work. But for more than 22 million United States veterans living today, Veterans Day is the date set aside for Americans to honor them for their service. All veterans are eligible for a number of benefits such as education, health care and loans, but many of these benefits go unused. See how many veterans participate in benefit programs and what types of jobs veterans are coming home to in our new infographic.
What are you doing Tuesday, November 6, 2012? I hope you know, and I hope you will have spent the time figuring out what is important to you in this world by the evening of November 5th. Most importantly, I hope you cast your vote for the Presidential candidate of your choice.
Did you find yourself glued to the TV during the Olympics? It's hard not to be inspired after watching the U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team take gold or U.S. Swimmer Rebecca Soni break the breaststroke world record not once, but twice. These are the best athletes in the world, but like many Rasmussen College students, some U.S. Olympians also exercised their minds in a college classroom.
It's happened again. Hackers found their way inside a major website and stole approximately 450,000 account logins and passwords. Those passwords were then published for the world to see. Yahoo is not alone. Last month, 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords showed up on a Russian website. You may be thinking, "I use those websites". As students, you're encouraged to, but there are some steps you can take to keep your personal information safe online
With the 2012 political election year reaching new heights, media outlets from Fort Myers, Florida to Fargo, North Dakota are finding new ways to cover the candidates, trending topics and the next great idea that will induce change.