Monthly Archives: August 2014

Back to School for College Students (or Parents of)

August is starting to wind down, which means that the fall semester will be starting soon for those starting or going back to college.  If you’re packing up to live at college for the first time, then you might want to really look at what you’re bringing before you pile it all into your dorm/apartment.

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Turning Worthy Causes Viral: the Ice Bucket Challenge

To start this off, here’s a link where you can donate to the ALS Association.  When you want to turn a worthy cause viral, keeping the actual cause at the forefront is the most important part.  And now that we’ve got that covered, let’s talk a little more about the powerhouse that is accidental viral marketing.

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Bright new future for VA?

Tomorrow, President Obama will be signing a $16.3 billion bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs during a visit to Fort Belvoir, VA.  The bill will expand health care for veterans and is hoped to be the first step towards fixing problems such as lengthy wait times, by allowing veterans living more than 40 miles from a VA health facility (or cannot get an appointment within 30 days of request) to seek outside medical care.  But is it enough?

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