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It’s NOVEMBER. Do I still have time to apply for grad school?

You’ve probably heard the conventional wisdom about how far ahead you should plan for graduate school: Start at least 10 to 12 months before the application deadline (November-December) researching prospective colleges or universities, parsing out pros and cons, taking required standardized tests, and requesting letters of recommendation. But what if you don’t have a full year? What if you want…

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Graphic Design Student Finds Inspiration at Retirement Community

Birute Martjuchin grew up in communist Lithuania before escaping to Germany. Andy Chaidez was raised in the same orphanage as Marilyn Monroe. Louise Trancynger is a retired rock climber and motorcyclist. Walter Dackson is a Korean War veteran and avid art collector. These people and more are the participants of Saint Rose graphic design student Gabriela Gordon’s latest photography show,…

Club Focus: Q&A with CEO and President of Rose Record Label

Belinda Ligotino ’20, a music industry major, was the first junior to get elected CEO and president of the Rose Record Label. It’s a demanding job, but Ligotino is up for the challenge. As president, she runs board meetings, manages the artists, and ensures the label is on top of its game. Ligotino’s goal as this year’s president is to elevate…

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Cybersecurity 101, Part 5: Assume You’re Not Safe. Proceed from There

  Our cybersecurity experts share tips for good electronic hygiene. In this installment: best practices for hardware and browser management, Wi-Fi, and safety with cellphones and email. The cybersecurity experts Dr. Zumrut Akcam, assistant professor of computer science Dr. Kimberly Cornell, assistant professor of computer science Dr. Mark Gilder, assistant professor of computer science Dr. Ian MacDonald, professor of computer…

Getting a Visa for College: My Long Journey to Graduate School

By Ridina Shakya G’19 Growing up in Kathmandu, Nepal, Ridina Shakya G’19 was interested in analyzing business activities. She traveled halfway around the world in 2017, ready to start her MBA in the United States. She was successfully admitted into the Huether School of Business with scholarships, but found that she faced an arduous journey of another type: waiting for…