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June 6, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Round-up: Student hero stops gunman at SPU, why some college grads don’t get hired

Student hero stops gunman on SPU campus: Senior Jon Meis, 22, is being hailed as a hero after he pepper-sprayed and tackled a gunman on the Seattle Pacific University campus Thursday. One person died and two others were injured in the attack.

Why some college graduates don’t get hired (NPR): Despite a slowly improving job market, many recent grads have trouble finding jobs that pay well enough to make ends meet — and allow them to start paying off student loans. Graduates who made it through school in four years or less and have completed internships will typically find it easier to land a gig that matches their financial needs.

Highline schools launch mobile app for students (KING 5): The app can be customized to include student schedules, grades, graduation requirements and more.

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