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Observatory Observations

Sorry, seniors: the job market is the worst it’s been since before we were born, and possibly even since our grandparents’ era. [Huffington Post]

Almost one in three first-year college students in the nation has taken at least one remedial course as a university student. Ouch. [AP]

Well, this isn’t news, but apparently, college students are more likely to hook up than to date. It does in fact appear that most of us prefer dating, however, which doesn’t explain the higher rate of campus hookups. Bizarre. [Washington Post]

Many have been bragging that SCOTUS nominee Elena Kagan is a New Yorker, but we Fordham kids can be even prouder of our neighborhood, knowing she grew up just a stone’s throw away on 75th St. and West End Ave. [Westside Independent]

Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, is expected to recover fully after suffering a mild stroke yesterday at the age of 41. [ABC]

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