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The possible reality of free or reduced college tuition in America

There have been a few student-led protests against high tuition costs, which has contributed to the national debate on this issue.

Quinn Forney, Features Editor

May 19, 2017

Since the late 80s, college tuition prices at public four-year colleges have risen at about 3.8% annually, and 3% at two-year colleges. The rising prices of tuition have prompted a national debate to address them, which primarily centers around the proposal of “free college”. Throughout the 2016 pre...

Costs of College from Five Countries Around the World

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May 19, 2017

Over the past several years, the prospect of going to college in order to hold a stable job has increased. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the immediate college enrollment rate has grown from 51% in 1975 to 69% in 2015.  With more students attending college, and some...

Loans designed to fail?

Loans designed to fail?

Eric Kim, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

College is coming up for our seniors and money is most people's main concern– and for a lot of people, it is the deciding factor. About 44.2 million people are in debt from student loans right now and many are probably regretting taking these massive loans.  The current amount of student loans is $1...