It is no secret that our state was struck by a terrible event when two journalists for WDBJ were shot while on air about 35 miles from Roanoke at Bridgewater Plaza in Franklin County.
With the presidential elections inching closer, our favorite presidential candidates have been discussing the possibility of making higher education free for Americans. What no one understands is that this promise isn’t going to come without expenses attached.
It saddened me that your recent article, “Post-grad (un) employment” made no mention of the free career and professional development services available to all VCU students and new alumni.
This past summer, I along with thousands of students across the United States participated in an internship. In the beginning, everyone was bright-eyed and hopeful, but as the weeks passed, the reality of the glamorized idea of the “intern life” set in.