(POZZALLO, Sicily) — It was the cries of children — and the moment they decided they must save themselves — that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives. Two Eritreans who arrived safely in Sicily told The Associated Press on Sunday how the sea kept seeping into their rickety fishing boat…

via Mediterranean Shipwreck Survivors Say They’re Haunted by Children’s Cries — TIME


Hate the games, not the players — TechCrunch

Imagine that you are lead strategist for the Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump campaign (take your pick). Your job is to maximize voter turnout in November. You hypothesize that more people would vote if doing so were fun. If your campaign could turn rallies and voting into a game, you’d drive more people to the…

via Hate the games, not the players — TechCrunch

Student Loans

Student Loan Relief Resources

You could be leaving money on the table. Learn more about your options for reducing your student loan payments below. Taken together, these can go a long way towards providing relief for yourself and your students.


Income Driven Repayment Options

There are at least five different plans that may help to lower monthly student loan payments. They fit under the larger umbrella of “Income Driven Repayment.” Learn more about these options.

Income Based Repayment

Income Based Repayment ties the size of your monthly loan payment to your income and family size. Learn more.


Public Service Loan Forgiveness

If you’re in education, you may qualify for public service loan forgiveness after 120 qualifying payments. Still got questions? Read the FAQs.

Then learn more about how to apply for public service loan forgiveness.