March 10, 2022

College in New Mexico Is Now Tuition-Free, Even if You’re a Part-Time Student

Since the 1980s, the cost of going to college has increased at eight times the rate of rises in wages. So, the old adage of working a part-time job and graduating debt-free is about as useful or realistic in the modern world as relying on a fax machine. The burden of educational loans is heavy—disproportionately falling on women and the BIPOC community.

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March 2, 2022

Devoted Ukrainian Cat Cafe Is Staying Open to Care For 20 Kitties During the War

Cat cafes are a purrfect way to enjoy the company of felines while you sip a tasty drink. The beloved Cat Cafe Lviv is no exception. It’s been open for six years and the small team in Lviv, Ukraine, is devoted to its 20 furry residents. So devoted, in fact, that owner Serhii Oliinyk is choosing to stay at the cafe despite the Russian invasion in his country.

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March 1, 2022

Humanitarian Chef Is on the Ground Providing Ukrainian Refugees With a Warm Meal

Spanish American chef José Andrés does more than cook delicious food. He’s also a philanthropist with a not-for-profit organization called World Central Kitchen (WCK) that provides meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises. Andrés and his team are now set up in countries on the border of Ukraine to offer a hot meal to those fleeing from the Russian invasion.

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