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2012-08-21 22:17:34

There’s long been an interesting relationship with technological advances and the young. For instance, many people have treasured memories of gathering around a radio for entertainment and news.

2011-09-06 07:00:00

Online Textbook Retailer to Create Infographics Displaying Life as Students Know It: Card Catalogs and Pan American Airways Draw A Blank, While GPS Navigation Systems and Cartoon Network Strike

2009-08-18 14:33:40

A Wisconsin college has released its annual Mindset List detailing the cultural touchstones important to this year's freshman class. The Beloit College Mindset List, compiled by retired college spokesman Ron Nief and humanities Professor Tom McBride, says 18-year-olds entering college this semester have grown up in a United States with Iraq as a repeated enemy, mega-churches located across the country and Cartoon Network as a cable TV viewing choice, USA Today reported Tuesday. For the Class...

2009-08-18 08:05:00

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beloit College today announced its 12th annual Mindset List via webcast using Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc.

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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The word chomage comes into English from French.]