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Do People of Color Take On More College Debt? Yes and Here’s How (Op-Ed)

We’ve all heard the cliché logic, “Go to school, get a degree and you will have a great job.” That hasn’t been the case lately, especially now during these trying times of COVID-19.  Getting a bachelors or masters degree comes at a very steep price tag that sets you back years financially. According to EducationData, …

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Hofstra Basketball Star Caleb Burgess Discusses Life as a College Athlete During the COVID Pandemic

Hofstra Basketball Star Caleb Burgess Discusses Life as a College Athlete During the COVID Pandemic

COVID-19 has affected everything and everyone negatively for almost a year. As we are in the early stages of the new year, most college students return back to campus for restricted in-person learning. College athletes on the other hand have really faced the full brunt of this pandemic as they have had to isolate themselves …

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Across the Mic with Julio Taku - Being a Young Businesswoman

Across the Mic with Julio Taku – Being a Black Woman at a PWI is Exhausting

This episode, I’m joined by Etlin Flores, creator of the She Is Fierce Project and podcast. She Is Fierce is an online platform geared towards empowering Black women and women of color and highlighting their experiences in predominantly white institutions (PWIs), friendships, relationships and more. On this episode we discuss her experiences at PWIs as …

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College Students Share their Experiences and Concerns During the COVID-19 Pandemic

College Students Share their Experiences and Concerns During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In early March of 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement that all state schools will be closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. This announcement made waves through college campuses across New York, and was the first of many decisions that would leave SUNY students questioning; what’s next? The original decision to close SUNY …

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