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College Team Gets 2,098 Miles Per Gallon at ‘Supermileage’ Competition in Marshall, Michigan

Last week, Eaton and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) held the 36th annual SAE Supermileage competition in Marshall, Michigan.

Colleges from the United States and Canada competed. The winners developed a vehicle which got over 2,000 miles per gallon.

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10 Personal Finance Tips For Job-Searching College Graduates

As college students across West Michigan and the entire country prepare to launch their new careers, it is important to keep control of finances.

GreenPath Debt Solutions offers 10 personal finance tips for job-searching college graduates.

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Calvin College Grads Debt Burden Ranks Among the Lowest of Christian Colleges

Christian Universities Online has published a ranking of the Christian colleges with the lowest debt burden.

Calvin College was the only Michigan school to make the list, coming in 34th overall.

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Calvin College January Speaker Series

Some pretty interesting stuff is on the list for discussion at Calvin College this week.

The annual Calvin College January Series started this week and runs through Jan. 28.

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Should College Athletes Be Paid? [Poll]

The University of Michigan men's basketball team came up just short in the national championship game on Monday.

Millions watched the game.  And millions of dollars were spent to sponsor it.  Should the players get a cut?

Should college athletes be paid?

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Viewing Today Thru College Eyes

Getting older. Not old, just older. Thankfully, I get to hang around a bunch of teenagers who keep me up-to-date on what is hip and cool. Not that I can keep up on everything, nor do I want to. But it is nice to have an idea on what is going on

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Helping Kids Choose College

Talking with Gene Parker, who broadcasts each evening on WTRV FM. Gene spent last week helping his daughter prepare for another school year at Michigan State University. It was just the other day I remember watching her learn to walk at a radio station party

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Party Schools and Sober Schools. Where are they?

Ohio University has been named the nation's No. 1 party school.

Calvin College in Grand Rapids is listed 7th in the Stone-cold Sober list.

The school in Athens -- a town known for rowdy Halloween bashes -- pushes the University of Georgia down a slot in the 2011 Princeton Review student survey released Monday.

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Wasn’t That A Party?

I have a very bright son who is finishing 9th grade. Already we are getting college and military materials in the mail. Wasn't that long ago, I was getting the same thing. ( I think I was more excited just to receive mail at that age. )

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