What Does College Tuition Money Pay For?

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Breaking Bad

AMC 9 p.m. EDT/8 p.m. CDT LeVar Burton takes children out to a river, where they catch rainbow trout and try to discern the fish’s personality just by how it flops around on the shore.

Monday, September 2

Due to budget cuts, beginning next week the library is replacing Movie Mondays with Blondie Comic–Reading Mondays.

$80,000 Wedding Beautiful

The Obama family adopts a 44-Year-Old Portuguese water man, a report shows that employers know within the first five minutes whether or not they will murder an applicant, and well, the neighbors just got a pitbull.

Chuck Klosterman Corners Guy At Party Wearing Dio Shirt

NEW YORK—Author Chuck Klosterman reportedly cornered a guy who was wearing a Dio shirt at a party Thursday evening and dominated an exhaustive discussion on the metal band, addressing the group’s fantasy themes, deconstructing lyrics, and expo...

Ben Affleck To Play Batman

The president of Warner Bros. announced yesterday that Ben Affleck will play the role of Batman in the 2015 sequel to this summer’s Man of Steel, in which Batman will join forces with Superman.
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What Does College Tuition Money Pay For?

The average cost of tuition and room and board at a four-year private university in the U.S. has risen to $39,518 annually. Here is a breakdown of where that money goes:

  • $250: Omnipresent collegiate scent
  • $40: Ream of diploma paper
  • $2,543: Laundry facilities capable of handling constant, round-the-clock loads of pajama pants
  • $25: Credit check
  • $5,000: Morgan Spurlock appearance fee
  • $0.15: Student mental health services
  • $4.40: You think all those comedy hypnotists are stopping by out of the kindness of their hearts?
  • $250: Quills
  • $8,000: Standard wasted money fee
  • $29,000: Big tall clock that goes “ding”
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