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Just so we’re on the same page.

Student loan debt has outpaced credit card debt and will reach $1 trillion this year. From the New York Times:

Two-thirds of bachelor’s degree recipients graduated with debt in 2008, compared with less than half in 1993. Last year, graduates who took out loans left college with an average of $24,000 in debt.

State support dwindles (both for the university’s budget and in terms of financial aid), tuition goes up, students have more debt. This is the status quo.

We need something bold. We need something new. Maybe next year’s legislative session will have some answers.

  1. Concerned Student says:

    This is the first sentence of Curtis Haley’s opinion piece in today’s Daily Emerald:

    “Perhaps I shouldn’t be surprised that the only part of the Emerald’s suggestions for reforming the ASUO elections process with which I agreed was the portion in which I was directly quoted.”

    Thank you for the birthday gift Curtis, you stink.

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