This Van Nuys aircrafts mechanics school is tapping into a growing roster of students: Women

When she was a senior at Poly High School in Sun Valley, Monica Hernandez knew she didn’t want to go to an expensive college, leaving her and her parents with a financial burden. So when she heard from a guidance counselor about a career in the trades and a district program that trains students to be aircraft mechanics, Hernandez was interested. “To be able to say I’m going to be an airplane mechanic, that’s going to be cooler,” she said. Hernandez, 20, is one of a growing number of young women ...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, Federal Aviation Administration, Southern California, Northridge, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Sun Valley, Hernandez, Van Nuys, Holyoke, Learjet

How to be Frugal and Fabulous in College: Money-Saving Tips You Might Not Have Considered

You don't always have to feel like you're pinching pennies to survive college. We have provided some tips to help lessen your financial burden while helping you enjoy life at the same time! I spent a lot of time in college being frugal and it wasn’t always fabulous. One semester, I ate nothing but omelettes trying to save money for a big Spring Break vacation. During my freshman year (before my professors started assigning online only textbooks and quiz access codes) I borrowed textbooks from f...
Tags: College, Advice, Netflix, Tips, Money Saving, Dslr, College Life, Ruidoso New Mexico

'90s Fashion Icons: Gwen Stefani

Here's how you can get the No Doubt look! The '90s are back, and over the last few weeks I've been breaking down the nine '90s fashion icons you need to know about if you want to capture decade's look. Last week, we went over '90s television sweetheart Melissa Joan Hart. Today it's all about a tried and true rock diva, Gwen Stefani. View the original article to see embedded media. It was Gwen's brother Eric who started the band No Doubt with his friend John Spence. Eric reached out to his young...
Tags: Hollywood, College, Gwen Stefani, No Doubt, 1990s, Gwen, Eric, Melissa Joan Hart, Tony Kanal, Fashion Tips, John Spence, John Spence Eric, Bralette Lulu, Gwen StefaniBritannica

The Thoughtful Note That George H.W. Bush Left on Bill Clinton’s Desk Before Leaving the White House (1993)

With the passing of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton reflected on the life and legacy of his political predecessor, and particularly the thoughtful note that Bush 41 left on his desk, right before leaving the White House. Dated January 20, 1993, it read: Dear Bill, When I walked into this office just now I felt the same sense of wonder and respect that I felt four years ago. I know you will feel that, too. I wish you great happiness here. I never felt the loneliness some Presidents have described...
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A History of Counterculture: Hipsters

Think nerdy glasses, fixed-gear bicycles, and suspenders.From poodle skirts to Instaglam, and cloche hats to bell bottoms, the history of mainstream fashion is well-known to the everyday fashionista. But not all aspects of fashion are mainstream. This semester, I'll be exploring the history of counterculture movements - and how they differ from the fashion history you already know. This week, I'll be talking about a subculture you've almost certainly heard of - one that took off in the late 200...
Tags: College, Inspiration, Hipsters, Doc Marten, 2000s, Instaglam

Take stock of student loans as grace period ends and bills come due

Many student loans have a six-month grace period, which means that bills are starting to arrive. Now is a good time for borrowers to take stock of their loans — and here is some information to help you out.
Tags: Business, News, Education, Economy

‘I knew he could learn, and that gave me hope’: Seattle-area parents find help at Kindering

Donations, such as those to the Fund For The Needy, allow Kindering to ensure that no child with special needs in King County is turned away because of family finances.
Tags: Health, News, Education, Life, Seattle, Local News, Eastside, King County, Kindering

Fantasy and reality

Image from Pixabay Here are some of my recent (and random) thoughts about the future, science fiction and technology reality. It's not meant to be an essay, but is more a free flow of ideas around these themes. My lifelong interest in technology has almost certainly been inspired by reading science fiction novels. When I was still at school, I read voraciously - Isaac Asimov, Poul Anderson, Robert Heinlein, A. E. van Vogt, Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick - books from all of these write...
Tags: Science Fiction, Technology, Learning, Education, Future, Training, Research, Development, Artificial Intelligence, Pedagogy, Robotics, Philip K Dick, eLearning, Connection, Heinlein, Isaac Asimov

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