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Acacia Squires

Acacia Squires appears in the following:

Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And there's yet another survey out that shows students in this country are confused about their loans, in the dark when it comes to knowing what they've borrowed, uncertain about how to pay them back.

I've written before about how ...

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Did You Know You Can Lower Your Student Loan Payments? I Didn't

Monday, November 16, 2015

Here's what I remember about the beginning of the night: I'd planned to stay up late, for work. Later than usual, to watch President Obama's State of the Union address.

It was cold outside, January in D.C. A snowstorm was coming, and the digital antenna for my TV wasn't behaving. ...

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This Teacher Wants To Excite Your Inner Scientist

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Ainissa Ramirez used to be an associate professor at Yale in materials science. Now she's taking her "science evangelism" out on the road.

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For A Few Musicians, Beating Songwriter's Block Is A Game

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Bob Schneider finished writing "The Effect," a song from his latest album, Burden of Proof, in just a few days. That's how he does it: For 12 years, the Texas musician has beaten back the urge to procrastinate by writing a song once a week, every week. It began casually, ...

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Litterbugs Beware: Turning Found DNA Into Portraits

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Heather Dewey-Hagborg was sitting in a therapy session a while ago and noticed a painting on the wall. The glass on the frame was cracked, and lodged in the crack was a single hair. She couldn't take her eyes off it.

"I just became obsessed with thinking about whose hair ...

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