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Young unionist at Next Up Summit takes aim at student debt

"We have a student debt amount that is more than what the government spends in a year on all its programs put together."


Memorial for 3 Muslim students calls for end to hate, ignorance

There were calls for unity to end hate and bigotry in all forms for the three slain Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill, N.C. last week.


Adjunct Prof. Leleua Loupe’s office: the trunk of her car

"At the beginning of the semester," explains historian and lecturer Leleua Loupe, "students don't know history or understand the world around them."


Obama proposes publicly funded community colleges for all

President Obama last week proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans.


“Low-cost, high quality” public education at stake in Calif. tuition debate

The decision to hike tuition has kicked off a new round in the long struggle between the university and the State of California over funding for the 10-campus system.


"Nuclear option" used against Philly teachers

News stories have documented the ravaging of the district's finances by local banks and out-of-town educational consulting companies.


Houston students debate rising tuition and debt in lively forum

Students shared their stories of having to work low-wage jobs to pay high tuition costs.


U.S. schools more segregated than in 1954

The new segregation, by class and income, harms students just as the old state-legalized segregation in the Solid South did.


Yale art students show solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri

They walked in silence holding signs that read "Hands Up - Don't Shoot" and posters with the names of victims of police brutality from around the country including New Haven.


An interview with USSA's Maxwell Love

According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."


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