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Kids are growing up too fast

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time.
Renee C. Byer October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It...

’50 Shades’

Sarah Dussault August 29, 2012

Hustler Hollywood display of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy with S&M mask, whip and rose pedals on display near the checkout line, July 30, 2012, in South Florida. Hustler and other erotica shops have...

Kids using cell phones

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time.
McClatchy April 10, 2012

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives...

Budget prior to partying

partying and ordering alcohol at bar:Students tend to spend too much money in bars and nightclubs, leading to financial troubles.:McClatchy Tribune
C.W. GRIFFIN November 10, 2010

Talecia Bell Once again, after swearing myself to a budget of $60, I unnecessarily spent about $110 trying too hard to party over the Halloween weekend. As young adults, we have this sense of entitlement...

Security measures are too much

airport security:Miami Dade Police officer Mark Huetter walks the concourse at Miami International Airport.:McClatchy Tribune
Mike Stocker November 2, 2010

The security the government provides is an illusion. Yassir Afifi, a student in Santa Clara, lived in Egypt from 2002 to 2008. His father, Aladdin Afifi, was president of the Muslim Community Association...

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Title IX volleyball:The Obama administration is attempting to close a loophole in Title IX, which is designed to provide equal funding for NCAA men?s and women?s sports.:File Photo
Miriam Arghandiwal April 27, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden announced April 20 the Obama administration would overturn the 2005 revised interpretation to Title IX federal law, which was said to provide a loophole in the law. Title IX reads...

Meat consumption to rise

Image: Meat consumption to rise:Photo Courtesy of Yomiuri Shimbun/KRT:
Melissa Filbin June 25, 2006

(U-WIRE) COLLEGE STATION, Texas - In the next 14 years, the demand for meat is predicted to double, creating a growing concern in the United States and Europe about the health and environmental effects...

Capped, gowned and hired

Image: Capped, gowned and hired:Dressed for success, University of Kansas students Brandon Trice (from left), Tom O'Dea and Ari Shapiro waited for job interviews last month at the University Career Center in Lawrence, Kansas. Experts say many companies are offering incentives to new gr:
Mara Rose Williams May 23, 2006

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tom O'Dea dressed for the hunt. His tie, perfectly knotted, lay neatly over the buttons on his pressed white shirt. His buffed black shoes complemented his charcoal-gray suit. The 22-year-old...

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