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7 types of marketing personas

Marketing personas sometimes say more about the marketing team than the customer. Often written out of sight in the ivory towers of marketing, personas are frequently unveiled without clear context of what they mean, how they were formed, or how the rest of the organization is supposed to use them. A couple years ago, I…

Argosy University could lose all federal financial aid, U.S. Dept. of Education warns

thousands of people unable to pay for books, rent and living expenses.In a statement Friday, the U.S. Department of Education said it was “deeply concerned” that the court-appointed receiver and the university couldn’t “fully account for the funds disbursed by the Department to pay student account balances.”That means Argosy is in violation of department standards…

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What they’re saying… Jesus & Mo (the characters) are absurd, blinkered, and oddly very sweet. J&M (the cartoon) is brilliant: sharp, delicious, irresistible. Salman Rushdie Jesus and Mo cartoons are wonderfully funny and true. Richard Dawkins Jesus and Mo make the world a better place, bless their little hearts.    Ophelia Benson In a world defined by outrage…

Artists Alley: Shauna Grant sketches Princess Love Pon

If you think pink can’t be badass, you obviously haven’t met Princess Love Pon. Our latest guest on Artists Alley, Shauna Grant, grew up loving cartoons and everything cute. She still loves cartoons and cuteness, but now she’s been able to translate her obsessions into a webcomic, Princess Love Pon, that will have you seeing…

The Care Bears Now Drive A Magical Space Ship, Because It’s 2019

In the original Care Bears Movie, the emotional creatures journey beyond the borders of Care-a-lot in a magical flying boat known as the Cloud Clipper that’s capable of travelling between worlds. While a wooden cloud boat shooting through the sky might have worked for the cartoons of the ‘80s, times, ahem, have changed. In Care…

Thanks, Samsung, but ads predicting the future should be a thing of the past

has a Peloton bike stashed somewhere? But what happens when it doesn’t happen? How do the many Samsung users who experienced an S9 touchscreen dead zone feel about this?The line Samsung walks with an ad like this dangles precariously between inspiration and disappointment. And in an age when, frankly, nothing surprises most of us anymore,…

Argosy University is withholding financial aid. Students can’t pay their bills.

tuition rates posted on Argosy’s website. For the psychology doctorate program, it’s $1,162 per credit hour, or nearly $14,000 for a 12-credit course load. That doesn’t include fees or textbook costs.  Receiver: Resolution could come soonMark Dottore, the court-appointed receiver based in Cleveland, said he’s working to figure out where the financial aid money is.Some, but not…

Tuesday’s Viewing Picks

All Times Eastern College BasketballMen’s Purdue at Maryland — Big Ten Network, 6:30 p.m. St. Bonaventure at St. Joseph’s — CBS Sports Network, 6:30 p.m. LSU at Kentucky — ESPN, 7 p.m. Michigan State at Wisconsin — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Boston College — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Akron — ESPN+, 7 p.m.…

[Perspectives] Drawing on the NHS

I grew up accompanied with the Bunty. The stories were funny, challenging, always interesting. The hard work of this child’s reading was made easier by the drawings that explained meanings rapidly and non-verbally. Drawn communication can be direct and powerful. I recall Harry Horse, a political cartoonist, explaining that he could not say that a…

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