College costs more when it’s high school, too.

Posted: April 9, 2016 at 8:33 am

One of the forces that has driven a cost increase in higher education is the necessity to serve unprepared students.

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40% of Millennials don’t understand the First Amendment

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 7:30 am

pew-center-chartA recent survey by the Pew Research Center showed that many members — but fewer than half — of Millennials have a loose grasp on the meaning or importance of the First Amendment.

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Why Black Lives Matter to true conservatives

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 4:32 am

I find it hard to fathom that people who view IRS audits and school lunch programs with vigilante suspicion would not do the same when a government official guns down an individual. We can support law enforcement while supporting the protection of the rights with which we are endowed by our creator….

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angels2I always thought this Christmas carol was just a song about angels and the message they brought to shepherds outside Bethlehem 2,000 years ago. It is that, too. But it also describes a conversation that the shepherds had, and a conversation we should have throughout our lives….

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Making room in the inn vs. cleansing the temple

Posted: November 18, 2015 at 1:03 am

Joseph_and_Mary_arrive_at_BethlehemIf we do not help refugees, we are turning away sons and daughters of God, but if we do not do everything in our power to ensure that the asylum process is not abused by terrorists, we are allowing a “den of thieves” to infiltrate the temple….

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Some thoughts on free college protests

Posted: November 17, 2015 at 11:53 pm

Image FileThe Million Student March challenged students to come together last week and protest the high cost of college, as well as demand that college become more free to more people.

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4 reasons to not judge colleges too much by graduation rates

Posted: November 17, 2015 at 11:05 pm

I graduated from college in 2007. The oldest of my two sisters graduated from high school that summer, too, and she started college just a few months later.

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MBAs seek better life balance

Posted: November 16, 2015 at 11:17 am

A while back, a Bain & Co. survey of MBA students and graduates revealed that half of men and slightly mo …

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Design-focused design doesn’t help anyone

Posted: November 12, 2015 at 10:35 pm

Design should be focused on the user, not the design itself. It has always bothered me when people working on a creative project (whether directing, managing, designing, providing feedback, etc.) are …

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Judge articles by how much people care? Yes, please.

Posted: November 11, 2015 at 7:57 pm

A story about the human drama of foreclosure ought to be more important than one about a bird catcher being mistaken for a hostage taker. Good thing NPR is working on a way to evaluate stories on how much people care rather than how many people click….

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  • About Bryan Gentry

    My wife, my kids, and I on a Peaks of Otter hike in July 2015

    I'm a professional writer with a web development hobby. I blog (and care) about family, faith, education, technology, fitness, current events, web design, hiking, and more. I'm a Mormon, an MBA student, a singer-songwriter, and, most importantly, a husband and father.

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