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    Facebook has agreed to pay a tiny fine to close a federal investigation into alleged organized, persistent, and consistent discrimination against American graduates. “Token fine, tip of the iceberg,” responded Jay Palmer, a former tech professional who now helps American and foreign white-collar workers file discrimination lawsuits. “It’s not even a slap on the wrist” for Facebook, said Kevin Lynn,...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The NYPD is about to swear in its newest officers Friday, and the four-legged recruits and their dog-loving handlers are all the buzz.The K-9 units are specially trained for the biggest and busiest transit system in the country."Pre-pandemic, we had 5.7 million people passing through our system," NYPD Lt. John Pappas said.The explosive detecting dogs...
    (CNN)Tony Montgomery has been forced to put off his law school plans and can't afford to buy a home or pay for health insurance because he's drowning in $30,000 of student loan debt. Montgomery, a home-school teacher and tutor from Mansfield, Texas, said he's had to pick up night shifts at a local grocery store to pay his student loan...
    Three Republican Senators have introduced a bill that rewards lower-wage Indian and Chinese graduates for taking white-collar jobs from a million U.S. American graduates. The bill is led by Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), and backed by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) — and it would likely steer job-creating investment away from young graduates in their own...
    Is your college major considered a “valuable” investment? A new ranking list from Bankrate.com finds architectural engineering to be the “most valuable” major, while visual and performing arts is the “least valuable.” The study compared 159 majors and ranked them based on median annual income, unemployment rate and career paths that do not demand schooling beyond a bachelor’s degree. According...
    NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Rutgers University is bringing in a hip-hop legend to headline a concert celebrating their recent graduates.Rapper Snoop Dogg will perform at Rutgers on October 23 at SHI Stadium in Piscataway.He will be joined by special guest Warren G, to help celebrate the Class of 2020 and 2021 as a way to make up for...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDNY is welcoming more than 100 new members to the department. A graduation ceremony was held in Brooklyn on Wednesday for 133 probationary firefighters. This year’s graduating class represents the increasing diversity of the department. Forty-one percent of the graduates identify as people of color. Two women, as well as 36 veterans from all branches...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- It was graduation day for the FDNY on Wednesday and three new firefighters are children of firefighters who died in the line of duty.Firefighting is in Jonathon Otten's blood."My father came from a line of firemen as well, it's a big family job," Otten said.He was only 8 years old when his dad went on his...
    What salary might graduates of Greater Washington colleges expect once they hit the middle of their careers? Well, here’s a look. Seattle data company PayScale Inc. has ranked colleges and universities by the median salaries of their alumni. In the gallery above, we run down 14 four-year colleges in Greater Washington and break out midcareer pay data from PayScale....
                      by Adam Mill  Take heart. The resurgence of a freedom-based conservatism has already begun. On the other side of the pandemic tyranny, the debacle in Afghanistan, and the catastrophic reckoning with inflation, Americans will be ready to be rid of the screechy pseudo-intellectuals who ruin everything. When that day comes,...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Two Baltimore County Public Schools students along with two recent graduates were appointed to serve on Maryland’s Youth Advisory Council, officials announced. “As members of the council, our students and recent graduates will make legislative recommendations on issues affecting their peers, promote youth policy issues, and serve as liaisons between Maryland’s youth and Maryland’s policymakers,” said...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– The Chicago Housing Authority celebrated financial achievement with its recent graduating class. Almost 140 people were enrolled in the Family Self Sufficiency program, which helps educate about money management. READ MORE: With Weddings And Events Starting To Rebound, In-Person Training Returning For Makeup Artists READ MORE: Driver Injured After SUV Crashes Into Currency Exchange In West Englewood...
    SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A special ceremony honored ten Simi Valley High School graduates who served in Vietnam and paid the ultimate sacrifice.The veterans were recognized for their courage and commitment on behalf of our country.The tribute was held on the eve of 9/11 and just before kickoff of Simi Valley's Friday night football game."No one really recognized and...
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    The Democrats’ proposed amnesty for migrants creates a hidden pipeline for U.S. employers to flood more cheap foreign graduates into millions of middle-class careers needed by American graduates. ‘This is the American aristocratic class being rewarded for being in financial bed with the Democratic Party,” said Robert Law, director of regulatory affairs and policy for the Center for Immigration Studies....
    Ninety-five percent of Jewish college students believe anti-Semitism “is a problem on their campuses,” while at least 80 percent “have experienced it personally,” according to a new report. The report was released by Alums for Campus Fairness, an alumni network that combats anti-Semitic and anti-Israel activity on college and university campuses, and was conducted between March 25 and June...
    The Democrat party is attracting an electorate defined by undergraduate and post-graduate degrees while the Republican Party is steamrolling into the 2022 midterms as a juggernaut workers party, shaped by former President Trump, a Wednesday study indicates. The study performed by the New York Times indicates those who hold an undergraduate and postgraduate degree are more likely to vote for Democrats by...
    (CNN)For the past 15 years, Leslie Schweitzer has helped support the American University of Afghanistan, from literally the ground up. As a board member of the university and chair of the Friends of American University of Afghanistan, she spent much of the past week with the president of the university, Ian Bickford, and other members of the board in Doha,...
    Government employees are given bonuses for rubber-stamping corporate requests to replace American graduates with imported contract workers, an inside source told the Veritas Project. “We’re supposed to be there to protect American jobs, and if you are getting a bonus because you are approving someone coming to the country … that to me, is unforgivable,” said the man, who Veritas described...
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (WJZ) — Practice rounds for the BMW Championship continued Wednesday at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills. The tournament is set to officially kick off tomorrow and all of the proceeds raised during the championship are going to help some well-deserving caddies head off to college. As the sun rose over the BMW Championships on Wednesday...
    The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stands in lower Manhattan on the first day that traders are allowed back onto the historic floor of the exchange on May 26, 2020 in New York City.Spencer Platt | Getty Images When junior bankers at Goldman Sachs complained about what they called "inhumane" working conditions in an internal survey that made waves across...
    Multiple reports have identified the Taliban commander who led a gloating press conference from the presidential palace in Kabul on Sunday as Gholam Ruhani, a suspected intelligence operative arrested by U.S. forces in 2001 and held at Guantánamo Bay until 2007. Ruhani was one of several Taliban militants who posed with their guns for a “press conference” inside the former...
    Gov. Kate Brown, the Oregon Democrat, signed a bill last month with little fanfare that drops the requirement that high school students prove proficiency in reading, writing or math, before graduation, a report said. The Oregonian reported that the governor has seemed to avoid discussing Senate Bill 744. Her move to sign the bill was "not public until recently, because...
    Volunteering is often seen through the lens of how volunteers help to improve their communities. Though there’s no denying the valuable role volunteers play in strengthening their communities, it’s worth noting just how much volunteers can benefit from donating their time and effort to worthy causes. A 2020 study published in the Journal of Happiness asked 70,000 participants about their...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A few well-deserving Baltimore City High graduates were awarded new computers and other supplies on Wednesday to help them stay on the road to success — just before they leave for college. “It’s a blessing. It’s telling me to keep going,” said Quran Horton. READ MORE: Camp Hashawa In Carroll County Welcomes Back Campers, Counselors & Staff...
    Photo courtesy OTC Six students in the Dental Assisting program at Ogeechee Technical College received their pins in an annual pinning ceremony held at 6:00 pm in the Joseph E. Kennedy Auditorium on July 22. Yvonne Jenkins, OTC’s Dental Assisting program director, welcomed the crowd of friends and family members and talked...
    Goldman Sachs is raising salaries for its junior employees in the investment bank division. The bank's second-year analysts will now make $125,000 in base compensation, while first-year associates will earn $150,000. The increase comes following complaints by younger bankers of long working hours - sometimes as much as 100 hours a week.  They said the conditions were 'inhumane'. A  number of...
    (CNN)Florida A&M University students got a welcome surprise when the university announced it would be paying off student financial balances for the 2020-2021 school year. President Larry Robinson broke the news at the commencement for 2020 graduates Saturday. "This is an indication of our commitment to student success and our hope that your time on the 'Hill' has been transformative...
    She previously addressed graduating students at New York's Barnard College in 2019. And Viola Davis was on hand again on Saturday to send off graduates at Los Angeles' Loyola Marymount University when she delivered the commencement ceremony's keynote address. The 55-year-old Oscar winner had to do double duty, as she was addressing both the 2021 graduating class and the 2020...
    The coronavirus pandemic created a feeling of a "lost year" for a lot of students — students were sent home to do remote schooling, internships were canceled and for those graduating into the pandemic, getting a job felt impossible. This wasn't their college dream. "I utilized my entire network — from university professors, friends, family, and friends of family, but...
    07/25/2021 at 10:05 PM CEST . Carlos Alcaraz placeholder image won the first title of his career after beating the French Richard Gasquet, fourth favorite, in the final of the Umag tournament by 6-2 and 6-2. It took an hour and seventeen minutes for the Murcian tennis player to become the youngest champion of the Croatian...
    Shaun Weiss, who starred in Disney’s The Mighty Ducks, is on his way to beating drugs for good. The 42-year-old former child star graduated on Tuesday from the Yuba County drug court in California, where he had been undergoing treatment since March 3, 2020, after his arrests for crimes including public intoxication, shoplifting, and burglary. “Shaun demonstrated perseverance...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An 84-year-old man proved that it’s never too late to reach your dreams when he graduated from California State University, Northridge. John Kihm earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology in June 2021 and is now inspiring people of all ages to never give up. READ MORE: Wildfire Preparedness Meeting Held Thursday By Councilwoman Nithya Raman...
    The New Skittles Zero-G Packs Only Feature Blue and Purple Candies to Look Like Outer Space Lakers extend qualifying offer to Talen Horton-Tucker making him restricted free agent © BACKGRID There's a lot of buzz about Angelina Jolie's new look! The movie star and passionate philanthropist donned a protective beekeeper suit to celebrate the graduates of her Women for...
    The Mighty Ducks star Shaun Weiss graduated from his court-ordered drug program and had a burglary charge dismissed on Wednesday. According to TMZ, the 42-year-old former actor had successfully completed his process of rehabilitation and was praised by the District Attorney's office of Yuba County, California, for his efforts. The troubled performer was previously addicted to crystal methamphetamine and made...
    A 17-year-old from Charlottesville, Virginia, managed to earn his bachelor’s degree two weeks prior to earning his high school diploma. Ryland Dickman graduated from Liberty University in May with a bachelor’s in business administration. He completed his coursework through the school’s online degree program and is the youngest person in the class of 2021 to graduate, a university announcement said....
    "Mighty Ducks" star Shaun Weiss is making strides in his recovery. The former actor graduated from a drug court program this week in California, the Yuba County District Attorney's Office announced. The graduation also means Weiss's burglary case in the county has been dismissed. He was arrested in Marysville, Calif., last January for breaking into a person's garage and gaining entry into their...
    SCIOTO— Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP), the company performing extensive environmental cleanup work at the U.S. Department of Energy’s former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, recently awarded four STEAM scholarships to Scioto County graduates. Students receiving the awards were Gwen Messer of South Webster High School, Megan Johnson of Minford High School, Peter Newman of Wheelersburg High School, and...
    PIKESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — An outstanding GPA, numerous awards, and 15 college acceptances are just some of the accomplishments of Pikesville High graduate Oliva Carter. Carter is not one to brag about her accomplishments but her success speaks for itself. READ MORE: Child Tax Credit Latest: How To Use The IRSs Update Portal “It was just every day I genuinely...
    Evvy's at-home vaginal microbiome test involves a swab that delivers results in two weeks. Courtesy of Evvy Evvy, the first at-home vaginal microbiome test, can help get at the root of vaginal infections.  It may also reveal imbalances that can affect fertility, cancer risk, and preterm birth.  Data from Evvy will help fill in research gaps, which long...
    Elite universities continue to push master’s programs that don’t pay off, as the jobs that graduates get with their degree from top institutions fail to generate enough income to pay down their six-figure federal loans, according to the Wall Street Journal. Master’s students lured in by the idea of acquiring a degree from prestigious institutions have taken on debt beyond what...
    Three judges have rejected a sneak claim by business groups to double the inflow of foreign visa-worker graduates into the jobs needed by American college graduates. “This is a terrible decision for the [visa worker] community,” lamented a June 9 tweet by Cyrus Mehta, a New York-based immigration lawyer. “The DC Circuit just killed the hopes of not counting dependents against...
    SANTA CRUZ – Two recent UC Santa Cruz graduates are tackling the problem of housing insecurity among college students in the area. Connor Kensok and Abbi Cundall are both co-founding presidents of the Slug Shelter, a student-run organization created to house students who face homelessness during their studies. Despite the program’s namesake after the UC Santa Cruz mascot, it is...
    Students pursuing graduate degrees at some of the nation's most prestigious universities are being slammed with loan debt of up to $200,000, yet most only earn $30,000 two years after graduation. A recent Wall Street journal article detailed the strife students faced in highly competitive programs that leave them financially crippled and wondering if the degree was worth being saddled...
    AURORA, Ill. (WLS) -- A parade in Aurora will celebrate healthcare heroes, who will be the grand marshals, during 4th of July Sunday.A float is expected to be filled with healthcare heroes, and some of them will even be in their medical gear.This event comes after a trying time that has last for over a year for people in the...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Congratulations! You just graduated college. Now, the tough part is finding that entry-level job.So how do you get your name to the top of an ever-growing list of applicants?7 On Your Side's Nina Pineda has tips for new grads or anyone looking for that competitive edge in a job interview.Hiring for entry-level college graduate positions has...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) — A new study by Forbes and Statista compiled a list of the best companies and institutions for new college graduates looking to enter the workforce. READ MORE: Holy Cow, Not Again! More Bovines Get Loose In West Virginia With the pandemic straining the job search process for 2020 and 2021 graduates, the...
    When Kylie Munson first started college, her mom would walk her to the classrooms at Los Angeles Mission College, then wait, patiently, outside on a bench until she finished. She was 11 at the time, taking classes with peers much older – ones who could at least drive themselves to school. Munson, now 15, walked the stage at UC Irvine...