Category: Nation

Students might see decrease in loan interest soon College interest rates on student loans may be cut in half now that the Democrats are in control of both Houses. The new House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has stated that if the Democrats gained control they would act immediately to make higher education more affordable by…

By Rob Tricchinelli WASHINGTON – In September, a video game called “Quest for Bush” was released by the Global Islamic Media Front, an organization with ties to al Qaeda. In the first-person shooter game, also titled “Night of Bush Capturing,” players move through a variety of levels before a final showdown with a character that…

By Jennifer Hoffman PITTSBURGH – It’s safe to mix alcohol and energy drinks right? Wrong. Mixing caffeinated energy drinks like Red Bull and Full Throttle with alcohol puts unnecessary stress on the body, dehydrating it and “pulling your brain and your central nervous system in two different directions,” Joe Mull, substance abuse prevention specialist from…

By Michael Shelton UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Casual sex can be a depressing experience, a recent study said. A study done for the recent publication of the Journal of Sex Research, “No Strings Attached: The Nature of Casual Sex in College Students” concluded that college-aged women who have a history of casual sex tend to…