Tag: student debt

Debt and discrimination: what it means to be LGBTQ+ and in debt

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Debt and discrimination: what it means to be LGBTQ+ and in debt

The phrase “student loan debt” no doubt evokes anxiety in most college students. However, this worry is more potent for some groups than others. A report by Student Loan Hero found that 60 percent of LGBTQ+ student loan borrowers regret taking on debt, compared with 45 percent of student loan borrowers in the general population. […]

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OP-ED Debate: With a socialist approach, you have nothing to lose but your student debt

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
OP-ED Debate: With a socialist approach, you have nothing to lose but your student debt

This summer, by suggestion of my sisters, I started watching “Doctor Who.” In no time at all, I was hooked, and every minute that I spent not working for a socialist electoral campaign job in Seattle, I spent watching and consuming more episodes on Netflix. I’m an opinion writer and, therefore, absolutely have my opinions […]

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OP-ED Debate: Lower the cost of education with the free market

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
OP-ED Debate: Lower the cost of education with the free market

The price of higher education is rising at an alarming rate, while its real-world usefulness, return on investment and overall quality is rapidly deteriorating. The result is a product that’s leaving the next group of college graduates broke, jobless, and searching for answers. Student debt is currently at a staggering total of $1 trillion dollars […]

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Swamped, broke and unemployed: how student loans are crippling our generation

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Swamped, broke and unemployed: how student loans are crippling our generation

Over the course of several academic years, alarms have sounded off on student loan debt – in particular, the Federal Stafford Loan program and its economic consequences. These alarms are coming from college students, parents and even senators such as Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). They are shocked at the staggering amount of […]

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