Student stimulus: $1,400 checks sneak past adult dependents

By: Mo Juenger, World News Editor President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion America Rescue Plan into law on Thursday, prompting taxpayers to relook at those who will receive a check.  Adult dependents, a category which largely contains students between the ages of 19 and 24 whose relatives pay more than 50% of their income, are eligible to receive up to $1,400 in stimulus aid. The IRS will send this check, via mail or direct deposit, to the person who claims the adult dependent on their taxes.  This means that a college student or adult dependent will not receive the … Continue reading Student stimulus: $1,400 checks sneak past adult dependents

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By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ World’s first face transplant recipient dies The first face transplant recipient, Frenchwoman Isabelle Dinoire, died after a long-term battle with cancer. Although Dinoire passed away on April 22, the hospital only recently announced her death on Tuesday in order to protect the privacy of her family. Dinoire suffered from two types of cancer, which her medication to prevent rejection of the transplant left her more susceptible to. EpiPen prices soar EpiPen, a life-saving injection containing epinephrine to help subdue allergic reactions, has risen drastically in price since it was bought by Mylan Enterprises in … Continue reading News in Brief