Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Tag: college

Anonymous donor pays tuition balance for Wiley College graduates

The estimated total debt of the more than 100 students in Wiley College's class of 2022 totaled $300,000.

AOC warns failure to cancel student debt has ‘demoralized’ critical voters

"There are some things within the president's control, and his hesitancy around them has contributed to a situation that isn’t as optimal. The presidency is so much larger than just the votes in the legislature."

Going green: How your college can get involved

There’s a number of things your college can do to lower their carbon footprint and Go Green in 2021.

This is how white privilege goes to college

The recent college cheating scandal surprises no one. The super-rich have long relied on “legacy admissions” to get them into their elite college of choice.

Elizabeth Warren launches investigation into sudden collapse of for-profit college chain

Warren and several other senators demanded the Department take immediate steps to aid and protect students, veterans, and taxpayers in the wake of the significant collapse.

Fossil fuel divestment debates on campus spotlight the societal role of...

Divestment debates are forcing colleges and universities to reconsider how to contribute to a more resilient and sustainable future.

Students with drug and alcohol addiction no longer have to choose...

The program offers students a supportive environment in what is typically known as “a recovery-hostile environment.”

STUDY: Evening Cable News Spent Less Than Two and a Half...

Only 2 percent of guests discussing these issues identified as current or recent borrowers — 6 percent were students.

For-Profit Colleges Are Scandal Machines

This corrupt higher education "industry" ought to be put out of business.

Hard Knocks U

There are more horror stories about private for-profit corporate colleges than ouchies in a bramble patch. Meanwhile a $1.3 trillion mountain of debt is weighing down students at all types of U.S. colleges, endangering our entire economy.

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How many fools and oppressors will America tolerate – along with election-defying lunatics?

Do not the latest primary wins by unelectable extremists explain why the GOP is squandering its Senate chances?

The great pivot: why Dem green energy IRA will steamroll fossil fuels and help...

A new world is dawning, one in which humanity dodges the huge hail of bullets of the climate emergency.

The UN just declared a universal human right to a healthy, sustainable environment –...

Even though declarations like this one are not legally binding, they can be vital tools people can use to pressure governments and private companies to protect or improve human well-being.

Sanders crafts amendment to close ‘holes’ in Medicare that ‘are harming seniors’

"Adding dental, vision, and hearing benefits to Medicare is supported by 84% of the American people," said an aide to the senator, who plans to propose including the expansion in Democrats' reconciliation package.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”