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Posts published by “Anie Shahnazarian”

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shahna1@umbc.edu

The fight for accommodating websites

Recently there has been an influx of lawsuits against colleges that do not have websites accessible to students with disabilities. These lawsuits were all won…

The power of certificates

According to a report by Burning Glass Technologies, a college degree today is similar to a high-school diploma from a few years ago. Employers are…

What it means to “ban the box”

The governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, recently vetoed a bill which would have “banned the box” on college applications. The bill was generally seen as…

Political freedom of professors at risk in Iowa

Serving as a senator in the Iowa Senate, republican Mark Chelgren introduced a bill which would look into college hiring practices. The bill would enforce…

Debtor’s nation: stop fraudulent schools

There are a plethora of higher education options for those seeking degrees, both non-profit and for-profit universities provide ample opportunities. However, most students have to…

Alcohol amnesty: a life-saving solution

When many people think about the stereotypical college experience, very specific images pop up into their heads: broadening the mind, making new friends that last a lifetime…