Growing up hearing horror stories about college graduates struggling to find work during the 2008 recession, I wasn’t confident that I’d have much better luck as an upcoming graduate in the middle of a pandemic. According to tradingeconomics.com, in April 2020, the unemployment rate peaked at 14.7 percent. It wasn’t until July 2020 that the… Continue reading Seniors shouldn’t feel bad about postponing their graduation a semester in the pandemic
Video by Hannah Onder She will walk up to the stage as the crowd erupts in cheers. Massaran Kromah will shake hands with President Frederick Slabach, grab her diploma, and smile at the crowd, spotting her husband, Ayouba Swaray; sisters Mariam and Matela and, most importantly, her mother Makagbe Dukuly. Dec. 14, 2019 is a day both Kromah and… Continue reading Feature 4: Kromah crosses the stage for her mother
Around 180 seniors gathered with friends and family at Nicholas Martin Hall for the spring 2018 robing ceremony. Robing began at 11 a.m. and was followed by an after party at Lou’s Place.
Luis Calderon found his passion for music by making his high school band director eat his words. Calderon, a senior music major with aspirations of having a professional musical career, almost quit band permanently. “My freshmen year in high school, I was about ready to quit band just because I guess I just grew tired… Continue reading Calderon orchestrates post-graduation plans