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SAT, ACT Will Be Optional For Applicants To Hofstra University In 2015

The new policy will apply to all undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2015 except international and home-schooled students.

06/27/2014

Barnard College graduation ceremony in 2012 (credit: Getty Images)

Some Positive Signs, But Most College Grads Still Battling Weak Job Market, Big Debt

College seniors will soon be donning caps and gowns, but more than half will also be shouldering staggering debt.

05/12/2014

The New York Cosmos celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2013 Soccer Bowl 1-0 against the Atlanta Silverbacks at Atlanta Silverbacks Park on November 9, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images for New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: New York Cosmos Look To Repeat After Last Year’s Reboot

The Cosmos were more than something special in the late ’70s and early ’80s. They were a phenomenon. And they’re primed to make history again.

04/11/2014

Hofstra students wait in line at a job fair April 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Job Fair Challenges Companies To Invest In New Graduates

Forty percent of college seniors and recent graduates polled by Reuters this week fear their job prospects are bleak to none.

04/03/2014

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.

04/02/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Student Found Dead In Hofstra University Dorm Room

A Hofstra University student was found dead of unknown causes in his dorm room Friday.

03/28/2014

Paramus Park shopping center sign (credit: CBS 2)

Study: Parents Possibly To Blame For Children’s Shopping Addiction

The study in the Journal of Consumer Affairs links a difficult childhood, including divorce, to compulsive shopping later in life.

07/30/2013

The Fehlings' Island Park house is under construction. They lost their original home in Sandy. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Town To Hold ‘Rebuild Right’ Seminar For Residents Still Impacted By Sandy

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed can make improvements to protect against another major storm.

07/24/2013

Chris Weidman with Boomer & Carton on July 10, 2013 (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Civic Leaders On LI Call UFC Fighter Chris Weidman A ‘True Hometown Hero’

Civic leaders on Long Island say Chris Weidman is a “true hometown hero.” A “Chris Weidman Day” celebration is being held Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin.

07/17/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Court Papers: Andrea Rebello’s Family To Sue Nassau County Police For Wrongful Death

According to court papers filed by the family’s lawyer, the pending suit alleges “wrongful death, civil rights and negligence actions against the County of Nassau and its police officers and possibly other defendants to be named after discovery,” reported Newsday.

06/11/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Alumni Petition For Better Security Off-Campus

As many as 2,000 people have already signed the petition to increase security. This comes in the wake of a home invasion that ended with 21-year-old student Andrea Rebello being shot dead by a police officer.

05/23/2013

Wake For Andrea Rebello, May 21, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Mourners Remember Hofstra Student Andrea Rebello As ‘Complete Angel’

Family and friends of 21-year-old Hofstra student Andrea Rebello said a final farewell at a wake Tuesday evening.

05/21/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Police Union Defends Officer’s Actions In Hofstra University Standoff

While critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”

05/21/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Nassau County Officer’s Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra Student

John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.

05/20/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Sad Graduation Day At Hofstra Following Student’s Death In Home Invasion

Graduation day was bittersweet for students at Hofstra University Sunday, as students carried heavy hearts for a classmate who was shot and killed in a violent home invasion.

05/19/2013

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