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and i still have no idea. if. lexington in the central east of the united states it is within this city with a population of three hundred thousand at the university of kentucky can be found. it is barely nine in the morning david and brandon two first two students are in the middle of a video game. jewel as a warm up before the first match of the season for the university's american
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football team the wildcats are going to drink a beer before you can start the race so you're waiting to hear cheers and all of. these students have found themselves a great way of supporting their team since breakfast isn't. a large supply of strawberry banana flavored vodka david and brandon down four shots in less than two minutes on empty stomachs. is good. for the students university sport events are a great chance to get away from the pressure of their studies but also a particularly good opportunity to party and drink. more. ground isn't twenty one years old yet the legal age for drinking alcohol in the usa . but on campus circumventing the law has become a national sport. rather on the way to the stadium they get the city again the
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competition has started. in the streets of lexington the behavior of these young men doesn't seem to shock anyone you go there. and these students even walk along with a bottle of vodka and there had however as is the case on many other american campuses alcohol is a legal here the cops don't care that is there was a default down thirty two year ago like a residue but as long as you can spare. the gold rush or somebody on university man . stays anything goes for almost anything. just outside the stadium the traditional parade has started. led by kerry their leader the cheerleaders galvanized the crowd. heave a triumphant parade announces the arrival of the uncontested stars of the campus.
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around fifty students football players accompanied by their team of staff. all eyes are on this group of players good enough to play for the big professional team. in the usa the love of university schools goes much further than the campus supporters . in the stadium parking lot many supporters teds have been set up. fans of all ages from all over kentucky support the wildcats. is the only. thing that. we will bring. to. the fans are very loyal and also very generous. tickets sales related merchandise supported donations last year the football team brought in more than thirty million dollars for the university a cash machine which contributes to its fate. inside the stadium the great event of
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the sports business has begun. the brass band on the cheerleaders provide a great show. for the play it's a rifle. that cheered on by a crowd of sixty thousand supporters. twenty two year old frenchman tom giambi has a front row seat. to look it's a touchdown. almost a tester. tom. a top level tennis player recruited by the university to defend their colors. while. it was being. done. the frenchman was awarded a sports scholarship which allows him to study for free today's his moment of glory .
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another attainable treat for the majority of students because behind all the show and the american universities hired a reality that is very different. columbia dartmouth new york university american universities are among the best in the world renowned for their teaching their sports establishment but also for campus life. and party. studying here can cost up to eighty thousand dollars a year so when students don't receive scholarships like tom they take on a debt in order to finance their studies. thirty two thousand. two hundred twenty seven. to get by financially some female students like it don't hesitate to look full support. first. a site
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openly matches of generous donors with indebted students and so the controversy breaks out. if you are a prostitute and you are a mit educated person. on campus the pressure to succeed is so high that american students often overindulge binge drinking to let their hair down. but also taking amphetamine derivatives to boost their academic results there's a real trafficking of substances going on. the fraternities are symbol of prestige in american universities they attract students who want to be part of the elite. to join these influential and secret societies some are willing to be put through all sorts of humiliation we would get points for vomiting on each other. diving into the heart of american campuses where the obsession to success justifies
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all manner of extremes. lexington is the second largest city in the state of kentucky. over the last three years tom giambi has become one of the local tennis teams mainstays and thanks to this he lives in this residence with the swimming pool free of charge also know the locals to those in need. or keep. the lexington campus holds more than twenty eight thousand students cost of studies up to twenty thousand dollars per year. but even so the tennis player doesn't pay a penny it gets better in order to enable him to succeed on the tennis court the university adapts to his sports schedule. while here in the interest of your active directory i asked for. thomas in his final year of communication studies now with the many matches he has scheduled for the season he would often be absent
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with such students the university asked that the teacher's off lexical. if this is . all right is for the spirit official university sponsored event that's not a problem so teachers have to be accommodating was students like tom yeah we have to be able to work with work with them in their schedule believe we can do that. because at lexington the campus lends itself to sport and the olympic size swimming through a climbing wall abounding track the city is also home to the largest basketball. in america. to attract the best athletes the university lays out its red carpet. almost twelve million dollars of scholarship money is shared out every year. but the schedules of the school students are not restful in the slightest. most students are still sleeping with thomas back at the changing. of.
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the world. with a new university term new supplies await him in his. resolve. those who think much of your. gifts bearing the acronym of a big sports equipment brand the university's official sponsor. the more than. just the form your. career on this it is. tom and his eleven team members trained on average for four hours a day. by fellow frenchman sidney. this former professional player has led the kentucky tennis team for the last two years
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. to strengthen their teams american universities recruit internationally the contract is simple they have to wait. just. a little bit. and the university of kentucky certainly provides the means. there are almost two hundred people to ensure the welfare of the athletes footballers basketball players tennis players after training that only to the state of the art care facility. with a mandatory dip in the high spot. in the. film noir. charlie's on american campuses the athletes are not quite like the other students. every year they bring in about one hundred four million dollars for the university. on the top of the podium american footballers
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and their indispensable cheerleaders. nineteen times university champion the kentucky team holds the most titles in the history of the united states toned flexible agile here cheerleaders are reluctant. q.b. is twenty two years old she's one of the team captains. like tom no school fees are completely covered so this young woman likes to get things right. today it's official photo day these photos will grace the posters on the calendars for the upcoming season. therefore wants to look perfect. image of the school we are we are us along with the wildcat so the mascot is a lot of pressure oh of course it is but you get used to it you know like the first time i went out on that football field there was terrifying but the coolest thing
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ever. i wouldn't change it for the world. a little girl's dream becomes a reality but it's also a job under intense scrutiny that we have to really really watch and even our coaches watch what we. like tweet and facebook and what we pose to worry you're not allowed to. look at all that they sell as if it's something that you wouldn't want your grandma to see and don't understand that's the best way to describe i don't know some people that some crazy grandmas but we know who. and it really moves. and so this means that cheerleaders are representing the american campuses twenty four hours a day and then also allowed to make mistakes i think to not see everything. to go for it always so you'd be surprised like a game trying to feel washing around and playing around or getting email about it because it lies reaction to it never fails. to not just to hear right there.
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gotcha but it always project the best image of yourself so as to not tarnish the university's reputation and that's even true of the mascot they also receive a scholarship. to this young man refuses to be filmed though not through vanity but because his contract requires him to remain anonymous. like a disney character he's not allowed to talk his job is to keep people guessing. this is what you just leave it does all those emotions. it's all it always emotions are in the life they're all his while they're in your face you understand what he's trying to express. that i can't even talk to you you know the most the most reason you want to get out of issue it was really here but that's about it this time as handler cheerleaders are you so that this combination of show and business is perfect. or the university athletes must obey very strict rules. in their official
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activities of cool split also outside the stadiums. about your sudden passing i've only just learnt you worry yourself in taking your last wrong turn. your attitude up to you as we all knew it would i tell you i'm sorry. so i write these last words and hopes to put to rest beast. things that i never got off my chest. i remember when we first met my life turned on each breath . but then my feelings started to change you talked about war like it was a game still some more fun to feel those that didn't like to question our archaea and i secretly promised to never be like it said one does not leave a funeral the same as one enters the mind gets consumed with death this one quite
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different i speak to you now because there are no other takers. to claim that mainstream media has met its maker. right now we're in. c.l. or in fact. these birds fish leagues. i load the young man with. the mrs on multimedia tonight. according to this you eat it is home to the world's most powerful drug syndicate why you're growing marijuana and north tomatoes in that city yet get pulled. over the full grown people at the bottom of the obama one your body wash the people out. of there . as you. did i repeat them.
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a. little. must stand the government knows what they do and they do nothing. is for them it's eleven pm on a saturday night tom the french tennis player has caught out. with a few friends by going to a student night and n.a.v.i. house. tonight the athlete has swapped his official uniform for a rather provocative t. shirt. to show you. the price of fame and the system here the athletes are celebrities tom invites people to take photos. the
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sports stars have to be exemplary. while the other students let themselves use. and that goes well to be outdone. lives. this was peaceful. within barely an hour these two students will have consumed almost two meters of strong alcohol. i asked for tom he knows that he is closely monitored in front of our camera the frenchman accents of. the extremes of this america tom has learned to make the most of it. but for the students without scholarships getting into university is a luxury to out as three students have to borrow money. oh in april two thousand and twelve the amount of american student debt reach
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a significant high of one billion dollars in new york hundreds of students demonstrate to the media relate that the potential of the economically last generation and the average dad probably seeing right now is over twenty five thousand dollars it's time. to stay in for the rights of. among the victims the president of the united states himself to show and we know about this person this is not something i read the boys. we always been issue paying off our student loans about eight years ago think about what the present the united states. and increasingly greedy society in the united states the cost of studies has tripled in thirty years. woodstock two hours' drive away from new york. this is where sky lives thirty one
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years old married and the mother of two children like many students to fund design school she had to borrow money. they said student loan debt is a good debt that you can carry and i was told that it was like paying off a car. at the time part of the sum was loaned by the state the other part by sallie mae the leading american student loan company but at the end of her study she had a nasty surprise skye couldn't find work her debt skyrocketed so i started at thirty two thousand nine hundred sixty four dollars and today oh one hundred twenty seven thousand eight hundred eighty dollars so it's thirty seven thousand dollars in interest alone and the rest of that is collection cost in fees. in eighteen years sky stet has tripled the accumulation continues to grow havea by one thousand dollars a month. erica husband has to cover the household costs on his own no bank will open
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a current account for his wife. for all her purchases sky has to use her husband's debit card. even worse due to her debt no employer wants to risk taking her own. now hundreds of job applications them better couple called out but i have been treated like a criminal yes i. call the credit report they look at what's on that piece of paper and then they decide we were based off of that sheet of paper. faced with this debt then. and sky has decided to fight this morning she is going to a solicitor to file a complaint against her old school who forced her to borrow. and this is not her first attempt plenty's. the case is that a one word against the third party collection agency representing sallie mae. sky has sued them for harrison and they were calling me at my work they were calling me
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at my home they were telling me that this would impact my children's life and i reported those conversations. ever since sky has called them every day to try and renegotiate her debt but before that the bank demands a payment of twenty five thousand dollars i may suggest that one comes out with twenty five thousand dollars and one. of the solutions have been suggested to her they were quite surprising you can either go into the military you can move to a different country or you can find somebody who's passed and use their cell security number. to avoid excessive debt more and more students are resorting to practices that are borderline prostitution.
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new york in the heart of the island of manhattan lies the n.y.u. campus one of the most prestigious private universities in the united states. it is also one of the most expensive in the country sixty thousand dollars per. release is a student in her fifty zero food processing studies to pay for her studies and live in new york this young woman lines up dates let's see i had class then i have lunch. with one guy and. i'll probably go home and do some homework and then i have to immediately go out to dinner with another guy. four hundred also dollars lisa company single men to lunch or to dinner without any other obligations. but before meeting her next client she pops home to get ready i like to wear a dress. because you know that's what they're here for they want to take out
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a hot attractive young woman so i try and play that part it's like a uniform it's very detached from emotion. who knows she doesn't i mean there is i don't know many. times something. as an average student at least has not been awarded a scholarship at twenty two years of age she's already accumulated two hundred thousand dollars of debt. so as to avoid questions from her roommate she goes to a cafe to check out her new office she spoiled for choice. i believe just like in a few hours ago and i already have something new offers so you can see one offered to take me out first take two hundred dollars one for one seat i think except for if it was the offer was too low. i could counter them and easily do for mark to try
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and get more money. in one week up to one thousand five hundred dollars and that's not counting all the free meals and getting hungry. but i don't see any of my own that i bought myself. it's one o'clock in the afternoon and she goes to a trendy hotel restaurant on seventh avenue. inside a man in his forty's is waiting for her film their lunch with a hidden camera this is your first this is your first experience here i don't want any problems i have a girlfriend. should kill me if she knew i was seeing other girls sisters the man isn't single but really sees no downside i just wants the lunch is over she will never see him again. today and it's. but sometimes you guys and over something like this. stuff it
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inside. or one time i got a chocolate bar with it like taped inside i think they're paranoid about it looking like a transaction. but to supplement having come kelly's won't settle for just having lunch with lonely met. a few weeks ago she signed up to a dating site which takes it even further. the concept is simply match rich man with attractive young women who need money. some benefactors even go as far as paying for their studies in full. in the united states the site hit the headlines your beast. june two thousand and twelve on the dr phil show one of the most watched programs across the atlantic charter. school bill plante even purchased a new car with cash on a d.v.d. the female students who use the site face up to the criticism. ranjan wade the
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site's founder defends himself as providing a very valuable service that people need you are a prostitute and you are a mit educated pam. despite the scandal the site has never been condemned by the north. today more than a million female students have signed up to it it's a case far less twenty three years old. anthony has a date with a female student he is single and has no qualms about using this site to go one day . at forty eight anthony is a successful businessman. he owns six hundred thousand dollars a year for around thirty thousand pounds a month. he's made a lifestyle out of the speak straight day. the pm a minister good at it for three years well during their years in the. house so.
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they're. different beautiful weather and we get to know each other what is she looking for my looking forward to expect remind expected. that what eles is looking for is a new benefactor. this young woman has just started of course in a setting with. the first four years of study have been fully paid by men like anthony who of course sugar daddies he has enough money problems going on in life that financial dad he says you first school that was supposed to better you it's not it's not helping on the cards. are you worth. while. to get through college one of the ones is that neither of them feels as though it's prostitution even in discussions. that i feel like things like you're getting into have stags that a lot of times it's not just. it is that. sex is
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indeed part of the contract not an obvious clues to a. child. out there. at all it. takes me. back down to your bloody undermine or in separate places. your mind is not. right. that. her best friend trish is one of the only people she's told it does sound like. tommy coming out. great great team member now i need some more time back. full house studies paid a high price but this obsession with success is not just a matter of money. the
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modern international border centers on two basic principles the sanctity of sovereign borders and self-determination and disregard the kurdish question is particularly vexing and even dangerous will some thirty million kurds ever. capitalism requires capital which require savings which requires a rate of interest people to say that rate of interest has to be commensurate with the global or the. risk reward profile in issuing bonds from a wall street bond issue or. in the market i should watch the price of my bonds go down i know i just can't issue bonds of goldman sachs every day billions and billions and they never go down in price because the federal reserve is always going to print money to buy them that's not even remotely tied to capitalism in any stretch of the imagination that's a. it's
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taken these children's homes. now threatens to take their future. of all came here could erupt again at any time. most people have a stark choice. live in poverty. which going to. put some a following a different. movie so soon we. point out that hope for a better life.
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