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Protecting Students From Ineffective Career College Programs

By U.S. Department of Education/WORD Staff on Jun 06, 2011 Obama Administration Announces New Steps to Protection :: Gives Programs Chance to Improve While Holding Them AccountableThe Obama Administration released final regulations June 2 requiring career college programs to better…

Afghanistan: Remarks by the President

By Office of the Press Secretary, The White Houses on Jun 22, 2011 Transcript: Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery :: On the Way Forward in Afghanistan Washington, D.C. June 22, 2011 As Prepared for Delivery…

Emily Mottahedeh

By Emily Mottahedeh on Jun 11, 2011 WORD staff in advanced writing classes can be required to write about their MTA – Metropolitan Transportation Authority – commutes. Most are straphangers. :: I spend too much time on the subway. September…

Alina Konon

By Alina Konon on Jun 12, 2011 WORD staff in advanced writing classes can be required to write about their MTA – Metropolitan Transportation Authority – commutes. Most are straphangers. :: I moved to Washington Heights from Forest Hills on…

Straphanging: The Good, The Bad, The Craze-eee

By Sanya-Kay Johnson on Jun 04, 2011 “Commuting is like a chronic stressor. Every day is another stress – messed up trains, the dirty rat-infested train tracks, smelly homeless people, people always begging, crowded platforms with hardly any space to…

Students Should Know Their Rights …

… But Many Don’t By Flor-Ann Estiler on Jun 05, 2011 I walked into the Undergraduate Student Government office located in Room 121 on the first floor of the North Building early in the semester, and approached two people who…

“School, Work, Home, School Work, Home”

By Ana Prieto on Jun 12, 2011 Assignment: What are the most pressing issues in students’ lives? Neighborhoods? Communities? The most pressing issue facing their City? State? Country? :: On the seventh floor crosswalk, and sitting across from a view…