Tag Archives: President Obama

Easier, Earlier FAFSA from Obama

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News about financial aid By Laura Taveras For decades the process of applying for financial aid has prevented many students from applying, entering, and staying in college. But that may change. On September 14, President Obama along with Arne Duncan, his secretary of education, announced significant changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid […]

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Glad You Chose CCNY?

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A review of CUNY colleges based on new College Scorecard by Saif Choudhury President Obama recently launched a new initiative called the College Scorecard. The new database is aimed at providing information that could help students select the colleges that fit them best. “You’ll be able to see how much each school’s graduates earn, how […]

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Where the Jobs Are, Terror Plot, Help for College Debt and More


City Never Sleeps By Joyce Li Good news for college graduates!: The Washington Post reports that, employers plan to increase the hiring of 4-year college graduates of approximately 5 percent for the upcoming year. The demand for graduates with an associate’s degree will also rise sharply by 30 percent. The result of an increased hiring of […]

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Re-election Night–Gobama!


City Never Sleeps by Ryan Wallerson Four More Years!- Last night, across the land, people used their individual voices to help shape the path of our country; that collective voice, as it turned out, granted President Obama another four years as Commander-in-Chief. He defeated Mitt Romney by an electoral vote score of 303-206. The actual […]

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Who Won the Debate, New Hours at the Library & More 10-23-2012

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City Never Sleeps by Emily Goldblum Debate About the Debate: In last night’s debate, it looks like President Obama came out ahead of Mitt Romney, if the Twitterverse and blogosphere are to be believed. The President got off the best zinger of the night. “The 1980s called, and they want their foreign policy back.” See […]

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2nd Presidential Debate: Stuff Students Care About


 Last night President Obama and Mitt Romney went at it again at Hofstra University in a town hall style format. In this free-wheeling, free-for-all, the President shook off the stupor of the first debate and came out swinging–which made for great television. Who won? The pundits say Obama, through it wasn’t a knock out. The […]

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Whose Country Is it Anyway?


Students and administration discuss immigration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month by Erika Gomez The 2012 presidential race has been filled with the usual concerns: the economy, taxes, war and healthcare. But for voters like CCNY alum Nadine Huggins, immigration reform is the most pressing issue. “Right now it looks like immigrants don’t have a permanent […]

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Time for a Change?


Disappointed in President Obama, some students are turning toward Republican candidates like Mitt Romney and Rick Perry By Siddiq Mohammed. Barack Obama promised hope and change when he was elected president almost three years ago. But given the troubled economy and high unemployment, many Americans are wondering if the president will ever live up to […]

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