Every year, college students in the U.S. spend 60 billion dollars, making them a sizable consumer demographic. About 33 billion of this is spent on the back-to-school necessities students usually get before they go to college, but the remaining 27 billion is spent on the food, bars, movie theaters, clothes, etc. in whatever communities they go to school in. (Research by eCampus.com)
Trench warfare tactics exercised in World War I were detrimental both strategically and psychologically. The outdated fighting style of two sides lining up and firing at each other, except paired with new battlefield technology such as machine guns, chemical weapons, and tanks, made exactly a recipe for disaster. The environment was pestilent, disgusting, and sickness spread quickly. The reeking smell of death, and the relentless sound of explosions, screams, and gunfire were all too common on the battlefields of World War I. These factors resulted in both a massive death toll for both sides and traumatized combatants.