By Kandyce Hall |Staff Writer| With more and more people using the Internet for forms of written communication, the Postal Service is losing billions in revenue. The effects of this loss has caused the daily mail delivery service to quickly sink within the past year. The Postal Service has existed for 238 years and despite its prestigious history is now losing $25 million each day. The system lost $1.9 billion between January and March of this year and a total of $15.9 billion last year reports, The LA Times. According to The LA Times, officials said the Postal Service has reached its borrowing limit with the Federal Treasury. As a result, other strategies must be sought out to … [Read more...] about Postal Service loses billions
By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| Coachella embraced the Empire Polo grounds once again with two weekends, three days, six large stages and 190 plus artists. Golden Voice welcomed thousands of festival-goers from around the world to the music and art of the Coachella Valley. Even notable celebrities from Katy Perry to Solange Knowles scoured the polo grounds. The desert heat, green grass and the palm trees framing the festival created a reminder of the annual festival's environment. The first Friday welcomed an exciting realm of bands and artists including Dillon Francis, Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Earl Sweatshirt and more. Dillon … [Read more...] about Until next year Coachella!
By Lynn Post |Staff Writer| The US Post Office wanted to stop Saturday delivery, but thankfully the US Congress said forget it. Packages are a commodity and must continue to be delivered despite the new reality that more and more people are communicating using new technologies like the Internet and the cell phone. Fed Ex and UPS still handle package delivery, but 83.8 million packages went through the US Postal Service in 2012, and one of them could have been yours. Currently if you purchase books through Barnes and Nobel or Amazon your package will be delivered through UPS, but that may change. Congress became a savior to the 40 percent of people who receive packages through … [Read more...] about Yay for Saturday mail!