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  • “She better have everything covered up on the day of the match because if she comes near me with that stuff showing I’ll make a scene and walk out. I don’t care if I get sued. I will NOT be associated with anti-Semitism. I want out of this event. I don’t want to do it anymore but I’m contractually obligated."
  • "Lower socioeconomic students can't afford the experience that the wealthier can and that gap is widening with the recession," says Richard Bottner, president of Intern Bridge in Boston, a college recruiting, research, and consulting firm focusing on paid internships. What's more, many upper-class students already have a leg up when it comes to job seeking, he says, since they've often got better connections. In the past, when interns were more likely to be compensated, students from a lower-socioeconomic background were given a similar opportunity for networking—an opportunity that many will now miss out on."

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