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Study reveals college students want to have an impact on the world

Shira Moskowitz

September 26, 2013

Despite unemployment rates in California being at a high of 8.7 percent, college students are determined to find jobs where they can make a difference, according to a recent study. The study, published by Net Impact, looked at 1,726 people, who were either graduating college students about to enter the job...

Unemployment rate finally below 8%

Natalie Rivera

October 9, 2012

The national unemployment rate fell to its lowest percentage in the last four years, suggesting job growth during the summer. The drop could shift the presidential election and be a possible boost for President Barack Obama. The Labor Department’s report showed an unemployment rate of 7.8 percent...

Unemployment rates for veterans are higher than the national average

Tanya Ramirez

February 19, 2012

Despite the federal government’s attempt to create new career resource programs for veterans, there are an estimated 300,000 veterans struggling to find work. According to a Dec. 11 report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment among veterans has risen above 13 percent. The veteran unemp...

Obama launches Summer Jobs to raise youth employment rates

Carl Robinette

February 3, 2012

The Obama administration recently announced its plan to help create 250,000 summer jobs this year for underprivileged youths aged 16-24, in a response to record-high levels of unemployment in that age group. The program, Summer Jobs+, calls for the government, nonprofit organizations and private sector b...

President Obama, Stop the Deficit Spending

Alan Der Ohannessian

February 22, 2010

President Obama says one thing and does the opposite. In his recent budget proposal, he said Americans should save more and spend less. Then he proposed a $3.8 Trillion budget plan. The gap between what the government earns and spends will be 1.5 trillion for 2010. The president said that spending...

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