Preparing for Finals

Hofstra’s campus is blooming. The library is packed. Blackboard notifications are rolling in. This can only mean one thing: finals week is near. As the end of the semester draws to a close and final exams quickly approach, students across the country prepare for the final metaphorical lap of the year. However, for some students, … Continue reading Preparing for Finals

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SUNY Students and Parents React to Free Tuition Plan

At 11:00 a.m., April 12, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) signed into effect the Excelsior Scholarship. This plan, touted as the “Free College Plan,” comes with some caveats and leaves New Yorkers with pressing questions. Supporters include Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. “College is what high school was 70 years ago. College is not … Continue reading SUNY Students and Parents React to Free Tuition Plan

Adopting

  Adopt don’t shop appears as a frequent rallying cry on Facebook. Users share links to articles examining the reasons as to why people should not get their furry friends via pet shops. Rather than explaining the drawbacks to purchasing an animal through a pet store, I would like to emphasize the reasons why your local humane society, animal shelter … Continue reading Adopting