Google Trends: Steve Jobs or Bill Gates? How a movie and ALS can spike the chart

By Michelle Campos

We’ve all played this game a few times in our lives. Usually, it’s all in good fun and while our answers shouldn’t impact the relationships we have, it can sometimes feel that way. Heated debates and long winded rants make it seem like there is no resolution. We all individually have made up our minds, but which one does the public pay the most attention to? An online poll is a simple solution, but the results might not get us a consistent opinion of the public. Thanks to the internet (and google trends), we can take a closer look at these hot topics.

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Quinn: MAP Grants critical for low-income students

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Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo by Josclynn Brandon)

By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.
“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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