Tag: student

Jamaica

Jamaican Students Leave For China To Learn New Technology

China’s Ambassador to Jamaica Tian Qi has touted the role Chinese businesses have been playing in Jamaica’s economy and predicted a future increase in investment. The Ambassador’s statement comes against the sponsorship by Asian telecom giant Huawei of 10 Jamaican students to learn improved technological procedures. He noted that China was the largest investor in Jamaica, with Chinese companies pumping […]

Jamaica

Jamaica Pumps More Money Into Student Program

Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. Nigel Clarke, while speaking in the 2019/20 Budget Debate in the House of Representatives recently, announced that the government will increase allocation to the Program of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH). The Minister noted that the new move will expand support for students at various levels of the education system. […]

NEWS

Federal Judge Found North Korea Guilty For Warmbier’s Death

A federal court judge has found North Korea guilty for the death of Otto Warmbier and ordered the country to pay more than 500 million dollars in damage for the death of the young University of Virginia student. Warmbier was held in North Korea’s prison for over a year on what’s reported as a trump up charge of stealing a […]

EDUCATION School

Chinese Students — Academic Espionage?

Since President Trump has assumed office, China has come under greater scrutiny not only in trade but also in espionage activities. In a recent television interview, Christopher Wray FBI Director was posed with the question on the country that worries him most. “China, from a counterintelligence perspective, in many ways represents the broadest, most challenging, most significant threat we face […]

NEWS

Advertisers Flee Talk Show Host Laura Ingraham’s Program

Fox News show host Laura Ingraham announced on her show that she is taking a week off, after almost a dozen advertisers decided to withdraw advertisements from her show. This comes after the conservative pundit mocked a teenage survivor of the Florida school massacre on Twitter. “David Hogg Rejected by Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. […]

TALKING BOOKS

The Year We Fell Down — Sarina Bowen

The Year We Fell Down was one of the most refreshing reads I’ve had the pleasure of reading in a long time. It was the first book I read in 2018, and it was such a fantastic start to the year. It is also the first book in the Ivy Years series. This story is about college students Corey Callahan […]

EDUCATION School

Is There A “Student Spring” Brewing On University And College Campuses In The U.S.?

A number of universities and colleges have witnessed a spate of protests by students who are making demand on the leadership of these institutions to make amends to what they deemed as past wrongs. The latest protest is among Princeton University students who are demanding the removal of the name of Woodrow Wilson from the institution’s school of foreign affairs […]

NEWS

Jamaica: Cops Find Gun In High School Student’s Bag

A student from a Corporate Area high school in in Jamaica was arrested and charged on Thursday after he was allegedly found carrying a firearm in his bags by cops. According to a press report, the student’s knapsack was searched about 8:30 am and one Ruger 9mm pistol and a magazine containing twelve 9mm rounds of ammunition were found, the […]

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Former Student Vs. Peking University

Plagiarism charged According to China Daily a former Peking University student has filed a law suit against the University after her postgraduate degree was revoked on the charge of plagiarism. The report said the woman who is surnamed Yu has declared that the University’s action was unwarranted and without merit. The report further said university officials have claimed that Yu, […]

EDUCATION School

On One Student’s Debt Hangs Millions Hope

A win in the court for one man could take the yoke off the back students Today, the federal student loan bill stands at $1.2 trillion; this is indeed no small amount of money. Outside of mortgages, it represents the second largest source of consumer debt in the U.S. This figure is also projected to double over the next decade. […]