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Tag Archives: college

  1. Renowned U.S. poet, novelist & actress Maya Angelou dead at 86

    Maya Angelou, renowned as a poet, novelist and actress, died this morning at age 86 at her North Carolina home, her literary agent said. Per above, Amiri Baraka and Dr Angelou were attending a tribute to the late Langston Hughes in 1991 when photographer Chester Higgins, Jr. snapped the image. The caption, published in the […]

    May 28, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Montserrat Development Corporation Hosts UTECH Graduate Study Tour

    The Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC) this week hosted students and instructors from the University of Technology in Jamaica, who are on a Caribbean tour as part of the Masters of Science in Built Environment course. The group made up of seven students and two teachers were on island for two days to look at Montserrat’s […]

    May 11, 2014EducationNo comments
  3. A COFFEE IN BERLIN – Tom Schilling, Friederike Kempter & Marc Hosemann

    A day in the life of Niko, a twenty-something college dropout going nowhere fast. Niko lives for the moment as he drifts through the streets of Berlin, oblivious to his growing status as an outsider. Then on one fateful day, everything changes: his girlfriend dumps him, his father cuts off his allowance, and a strange […]

    May 8, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. “God’s Not Dead” (2014) – Kevin Sorbo: Philosophical Drama HD

    Present-day college freshman and devout Christian, Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper), finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor Radisson (Kevin Sorbo). Radisson begins class by informing students that they will need to disavow, in writing, the existence of God on that first day, or face a […]

    April 8, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. CDB Provides Over 16 Million Dollars For The Transformation Of The College of The Bahamas

    The 40 year old College of The Bahamas (COB) will get an institutional and physical makeover now that the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of USD $16.18 million to the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Among the initiatives for COB are a new Hall of Residence to house 100 students […]

    March 17, 2014EducationNo comments
  6. ‘HairBrained’ – Brendan Fraser in College Caper 2014 February 13, 2014Education, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Globally Renowned Economist Chooses Barbados For His Sabbatical: Will Stuart Regime Listen to Him on Recovery?

    Noted international economist, Dr. C. Fred Bergsten, will spend a six-week sabbatical in Barbados as a guest of the Central Bank, commencing mid-January. Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr.DeLisle Worrell noted that the Bank was deeply honoured to have been chosen by Dr. Bergsten to spend a part of his sabbatical. During his […]

    January 10, 2014BusinessNo comments
  8. “Small Time” (2014) – Dean Norris, Christopher Meloni: Drama/Comedy HD January 9, 2014Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “Brightest Star” (Formerly ‘Light Years,’ 2014) – Clark Gregg, Chris Lowell: Romantic Comedy HD January 4, 2014Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “At Middleton” (2013) – Andy Garcia, Vera Farmiga Movie HD November 11, 2013Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. PEP & Clement Payne Release: Calling Out Ronald Jones!

    On behalf of the officers and members of both the Peoples Empowerment Party (PEP) and the Clement Payne Movement (CPM) I am publicly calling upon Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, to desist from misrepresenting, and ,in effect, slandering, the late Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow in relation to Mr. Barrow’s views and policies on “free” […]

    October 1, 2013Education, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Undergraduate students across UWI to be assessed with new Grade Point Average (GPA) scheme, as of 2014/2015

    Under the new GPA scheme, the overall manner in which assessments are conducted and grades represented for undergraduate student transcripts will be revised. All new and continuing students across all The University’s campuses will be assessed and graded in a manner which is more transparent and in line with international GPA standards. This announcement, made […]

    September 12, 2013EducationNo comments
  13. MICHAEL KORS RECEIVES 2013 COUTURE COUNCIL AWARD, PRESENTED BY HILARY SWANK, AND LAUDS FIRST RECIPIENT OF MICHAEL KORS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    The Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology honored Michael Kors with its 2013 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at a benefit luncheon at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, New York City. The award was presented by Hilary Swank. Also at the luncheon, […]

    September 11, 2013Education, FashionNo comments
  14. NSFW! “Neighbors” NC-17 version (2013) – Zac Efron & Seth Rogen Movie HD

     

    September 4, 2013Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. BRITISH CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FROM BARBADOS & EASTERN CARIBBEAN

    The British High Commission announces that the UK’s Chevening Scholarships scheme will open from 1 September 2013 for students wishing to study in the UK in the academic year 2014-2015. Applications will be accepted online from nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean who wish to pursue fully funded postgraduate studies at an academic institution […]

    September 1, 2013Education, TravelNo comments
  16. Nevis Education Minister pledges solid support for enhancement of education system

    Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Vance Amory, pledged his unwavering support for the improvement of the island’s education system. This was just conveyed at the Department of Education’s recent annual Back to School ceremony at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) held under the theme “Advancing Education […]

    August 28, 2013EducationNo comments
  17. United States Leader reveals Plan to Combat Rising College Costs

    President Barack Obama traveled to the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York to announce his plan to combat the soaring costs of higher education. The speech, the first stop on a two-day college affordability bus tour, is a part of his broader initiative to secure a better bargain for middle class families. […]

    August 23, 2013PoliticalNo comments
  18. AMMBCON Conference set to position T&T as a major music business hub

    Trinidad and Tobago based entertainment management group Ask Promotions will be undertaking the 2013 Artiste Management Music Business Conference (AMMBCON) from August 14th -17th 2013. This particular music business conference is targeted at various stakeholders in the local and Caribbean industry i.e. recording and performing artistes, entertainment managers, music producers, songwriters, publishers and labels. The […]

    June 30, 2013Business, MusicNo comments
  19. Lizzy Lizard by Robin Boasman, an adventure in making new friends in St. Martin

    Lizzy Lizard by Robin Boasman is a “darling contribution to the children’s literature of the Caribbean,” said Jamie Alleyne, a learning and child development consultant in Dominica. St. Martin’s newest storybook is now available at Shipwreck, Van Dorp, Amazon.com and other bookstores, said Jacqueline Sample of HNP, the book’s publisher. In Lizzy Lizard, little Lizzy […]

    June 30, 2013Books, EducationNo comments
  20. ‘Jobs’ where Ashton Kutcher becomes the iconic Entrepreneur, do we smell Oscar?

    Director: Joshua Michael Stern Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, J.K. Simmons

    June 30, 2013Controversy, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. GLEE Season 5 Preview Plus Spinoff – ENTV Update! May 27, 2013Cinema, Events, Video Gallery1 comment
  22. Montserratian Architect Awarded Chevening Scholarship

    Linda Dias of Lookout, a Government of Montserrat architect currently seconded to the Montserrat Development Corporation, has been awarded a prestigious Chevening scholarship for the 2013/14 academic year. Chevening scholarships are the highest awards offered by Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and are extremely competitive. Miss Dias will study at the University of Westminster’s School […]

    May 22, 2013Business, EducationNo comments
  23. Evangeline Byars Exposed: RAWLE NELSON OPENS UP ON CRISIS AT MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE (M.E.C)

    {EDITOR’S NOTE – This is an ongoing and progressively ugly battle, therefore in the interests of clarity, fair-play and correct journalistic standards, we now submit Mr Nelson’s comments as a separate article from Ms Byars’ scathing rebuff, which can be located via clicking n relevant highlighted URL’s in this Open Letter. Be it known that […]

    April 28, 2013Controversy, Education1 comment
  24. Medgar Evers College Student Government Association (SGA) in strong, capable hands with proper leadership by Rawle Nelson

    Vice President of the Medgar Evers College Student Government Association (SGA) Mark Richardson is of the firm opinion that the current breed of SGA leaders has aided in placing the group in a better and stronger position thus being able to adequately and effectively represent students at the institution. Richardson expressed this view among other […]

    April 11, 2013EducationNo comments
  25. American Student Body appeals for full accountability & honesty: Guyanese student holds Executive to task for Irregularities

    Mark Richardson, Vice President of the Medgar Evers College Student Government Association, is calling for his colleagues and the school’s administration to change the SGA’s constitution thus ensuring that there is more accountability and supervision for the spending of monies. Richardson issued this passionate appeal after a proposed impeachment hearing against embattled Treasurer Camille McIntosh […]

    April 5, 2013Controversy, EducationNo comments