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    Sequestration means students suffer

    The sequester budget storm landed late Friday night, Mar. 1 and is preparing to devastate New York’s CUNY funds. The automatic budget cuts will, by the end of 2013, eliminate $42.7 million from N.Y.’s education budget, affecting nearly 70,000 students, 590 teachers, 120 schools, federal grants and substance abuse treatment, according to White House statistics. QC students can expect to feel the results of the sequestration early as CUNY may lose $253,020 federal funds for work study, causing roughly 4,150 fewer students to receive jobs. Barbara Moore, clinical psychologist and acting director of counseling services at QC, thought the sequestration was not well planned. “I agree with Obama, budget cuts should be sensible. When it’s…