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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.

Framing the issue: financial aid/student loans

Framing the issue: financial aid/student loans

October 26, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Considering the shaky job market, the continuing battle over health care and the skirmishes among social rights activists, federal student aid seems a minor issue to many voters. But for students, this issue decides their future. There is roughly $902 billion of outstanding student loan debt owed by...