Having a good credit score is crucial. Some college freshman and sophomores shared that they know little to nothing about the concept or how to go about building their own credit. A credit score is, “A numerical expression based on a level analysis of a person's credit files, to represent the creditworthiness of an individual. A credit score is primarily based on a credit report, information typically sourced from credit bureaus.” A large majority of students at CSUSB come from a low socio-economic background, their credit score, if good, is their only backbone. There are hundreds and thousands of college students who have bad credit or have been misinformed on the topic. We … [Read more...] about Should schools teach “How to manage your credit” instead of Algebra?
By Luz Hernandez |Staff Writer| President of Harvey Mudd College (HMC) in Claremont, Maria Klawe, spoke to students at CSUSB last Thursday Jan. 31 regarding the increasing amounts of jobs for women in the technology field. The presentation took place in the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) Theater, and was preceded by a reception. During the event Klawe sat down and spoke to students regarding her motives. Klawe said she grew up doing things that females weren’t supposed to do, such as technology. She explained to a group of students how she would like to encourage many to do as she did. One of her many goals she wishes to accomplish is to help bridge together the gender … [Read more...] about Speaker Maria Klawe inspires Lady Yotes to pursue careers in technology
By Courtney Sims |Staff Writer| California State Universities push President Obama’s initiative by providing over 1,500 math and science teachers over the next three years. The STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) initiative, constructed by the Obama Administration calls for an $80 million demand for the U.S. Department of Education. STEM is an integrated approach to science, technology, engineering and math. It uses project-based learning to engage students, teach higher-level problem-solving skills and build learners for life according to Learning.com. The nation’s recent rankings for education compared to other countries suggest a need for education reform, … [Read more...] about CSUs to hire STEM teachers