How Hard Is It For A PhD To Find A Job?

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A consequence of the “Great Recession,” states across the country have been mired in debt and forced to make dramatic cuts to higher education. As funding for higher education constricts, fewer tenure track academic positions for recent graduates are opening as universities increasingly turn to economically cheaper adjunct and part-time professors to instruct their ballooning classes. Amid this reduction in the demand for PhDs is the fact that the United States is… Read More

10 Reasons Why You Won’t Have A Job After College

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If you are in college or recently graduated you already no that it is particularly difficult to find jobs in your field right out of college. But instead of putting your head in the sand look over the list below of 10 reasons why you and so many of your classmates struggle to find employment following graduation.

Staying Afloat During The Semester

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We never realize how much can happen in the first month of the semester until it actually happens. We all say to ourselves, “Sure I can go out to the bar tonight, even though it’s Tuesday. What else do I have to do?” The thing is, we never answer that second part of the thought: “What else do I have to do?” We all know damn well what we have to do… Read More

‘Real Steal': Student Movie Review

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In Shawn Levy’s “Real Steel,” the only difference between the world of today and that of tomorrow is the prevalence of fighting robots. No, not the kind bent on world domination—boxing robots. These hulking humanoid machines fight each other for our entertainment, and apparently haven’t yet entered their Skynet phase. The film, which features Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, and a breakout performance by 12-year-old Dakota Goyo, coasts on its evocative imagery and… Read More

Brown U Ordered To Turn Over Video Records In Rape Case

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge has ordered Brown University to turn over fundraising and donation records of an alumnus whose daughter says she was raped in 2006.

Protesting College Student Pays Tuition In Dollar Bills

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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SOPHOMORE NIC RAMOS REPORTEDLY PAID OFF HIS ENTIRE $14,309.51 TUITION LAST SEMESTER WITH A 33 LBS DUFFEL BAG OF CASH—dollar bills and change. He did this to show how expensive college is, or something.

Cal State Northridge Gunman Turns Himself In

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LOS ANGELES —POLICE HAVE FOUND A MAN WHO TRIGGERED THE EVACUATION AND SEARCH OF A SPRAWLING LIBRARY AT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE, campus after indicating he had a gun. University spokeswoman Carmen Ramos Chandler says the man was found Tuesday night. She said his name was being withheld while police question him.

Grad Student, Gets Prison For Killing Professor

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. —A GRADUATE STUDENT FROM SAUDI ARABIA HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR STABBING A UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR TO DEATH IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.

Should You Study Abroad?

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by SarahBLazarus Deciding whether or not to study abroad is a huge decision. Studying abroad is an experience that can change your life forever. It opens your eyes to new culture, food, and people while still doing all the things that you love. Most colleges and universities offer study abroad programs tailored to specific majors. Study abroad programs usually take place in countries outside the United Statues such as Europe, the United… Read More

Reflecting on 9/11: Current students say generation marked by threat of terrorism

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By Shira Laucharoen A decade ago, this year’s senior class likely sat in their sixth grade homerooms as the one of the most significant events of their generation unfolded. For Jasmine Senior, CC ’12, the attacks impacted her in ways both personal and intellectual. Her mother, who had served in the military for 21 years, was deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, while back home Senior developed an interest in political science and… Read More