Debtstimony is a new Facebook app that lets users share their own personal stories about student debt. Once you install the application, you are taken to a form with some personal information, your school and degree, your amount of debt, and a box for you to tell your story about how your student debt affects […]

Leader Pelosi released the following statement in response: A college education is the single best investment an individual can make in themselves, a parent can make in their child, and a nation can make in its citizens. Yet if Republicans don’t act, interest rates are set to double this July, and more than seven million […]

After U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s comments yesterday about how he paid for college and law school, Massachusetts college students took aim at some of the junior senator’s votes against making college more affordable and accessible in a conference call with reporters today. Andrew Slade, a junior at Boston College and Vice President of the College […]

The Nation Launches StudentNation

The Nation has announced their newest topical page, StudentNation, that focuses on issues affecting young Americans and college students. The page also features information about internship opportunities, student conferences, and their student writing contest. Below is the announcement email: Dear Nation Reader, Despite unkind media impressions about youth apathy, there are countless examples of engaged […]

Anya Kamenetz’s column on Yahoo Finance entitled “The Big Issues for Young Voters” has been getting slaughtered in the article’s comments. Here are a selection of negative comments that illustrate the perceptions of young voters by the finance-page demographic. All spelling is left in context. Socialists Rock! Oh yeah and John McCain is still breathing… […]

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