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On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.

A Two-Pronged Attack on the Student Loan Crisis

A Two-Pronged Attack on the Student Loan Crisis

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Student debt is a national epidemic that is crippling some of the most vulnerable members of the workforce, and it is the role of universities and government to help stem the crisis.

NYU endowment fails to meet financial needs of poorest students

NYU endowment fails to meet financial needs of poorest students

By Alex Bazeley and Lexi Faunce

September 15, 2015


Filed under News, University News

New data shows students from low-income families graduate from NYU saddled with huge federal loans while the university spends its billion-dollar endowment on expansion.

Catholic colleges should accept federal aid

Catholic colleges should accept federal aid

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Catholic colleges should accept federal loans to better serve their students.