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The Myth of the 4-Year Degree


Most students take much longer to graduate from college–here’s why According to a new report from Complete College America, a majority of students at American public colleges do not graduate on time. Only 19% of full time students earn a bachelor’s degree in four years. The non-profit profit group, based in Indianapolis, released the latest […]

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Will You Find a Job After CCNY?


With graduation approaching, students worry about the future Bryan Reid Though the unemployment rate dropped recently, from 7.9 to 7.7 percent, it’s still bad all over. With the economy in a flux, it remains a scramble just to find work. A recent study showed at 53 percent of recent grads are either unemployed or underemployed. […]

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The Graduate Salute: A Waste of Time?

The Graduate Salute: A Waste of Time?

The three-day event left many looking for more by Seymone Kelly. Last week was a bittersweet moment for seniors. “The 2012 Graduate Salute,” organized by the Career Center, gave them a chance to buy their cap and gown, purchase diploma frames and take or schedule graduation photos. Though the three-day event was well-organized and well […]

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Internships: Get the Inside Scoop

Internships: Get the Inside Scoop

A Q&A with a student who got to work alongside Kelly Ripa, the Kardashians and Beyoncé at her dream jobs. by Caitlyn Kane With summer just around the corner and the idea of getting an internship weighing down on you, the thought of applying and going through the interview process can seem daunting.  But stress […]

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Get Ready for the Real World


Hey Seniors: Are you prepared? Here’s what soon-to-be grads need to know by Jamelia Lowman. After years of studying, sleepless nights and papers, graduation is around the corner. College seniors: are you ready for the real world? Selicia Smith, a senior at City College, admits that she is overwhelmed and anxious about her upcoming graduation. […]

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Talk The Talk

Job Fair Held In New York

As graduation draws near, students all over the country are looking for jobs in this volatile job market. Kashima Grant, a City College senior, spends most of her free time looking for job or internship opportunity, trying to get her foot in the door. The interview is the hardest part for her. “No matter how […]

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With Midterms and Graduation on the Way, How to Improve Time Management

Most experts will tell you that to stay healthy (and sane), getting eight hours of sleep is a must. But last week, Christina Arnold, a City College graduating senior, was able to squeeze in less than five hours a night. “With school full time, work full time and my internship 24 hours a week I […]

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Lady Beavers Struck by Lightning Late, Lose in OT


Despite a strong first half that saw them lead by 10 over the playoff-bound Lehman Lightning, City College’s Women’s Basketball […]

Beavers Rally Falls Short For Second Night In A Row


If there was anything that isn’t meant to be, it’s possibly a CCNY win. For the second straight night, the […]

City Can’t Buy a Bucket in loss vs. Hunter, Drop Fourth Straight

Maybe it was the cold weather, maybe it was the stress of the first day of the semester, whatever you […]

Beavers Continue Missing the Point, Drop Fourth Straight to Hunter

The days of Karissa Core being City’s sole point guard in the wake of Taylor Pompilio’s season-ending knee injury appear […]

Lady Beavers Collapse in Second Half at York


City College’s Women’s Basketball Team dropped the first of a doubleheader tilt in Jamaica, Queens on Friday night, falling to […]

Beavers dig deeper into hole after loss at York


CCNY Men’s Basketball team is on the verge of missing the CUNYAC playoffs after losing at York College Friday night. […]