Articles By: Don Irvine

Student Loan Deception

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The reality is that accessibility has nothing to do with the rates on student loans, but more on family income and financial aid. Also since student loans aren’t repaid until after graduation chopping the interest rate has no immediate effect on students’ budgets.

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Illegal Tuition Hike?

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Last week the immigration debate hit front and center in Arizona as nearly 600 students and their supporters marched on the University of Phoenix Stadium where the BCS National Championship game was being played.

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Cowardice at Dartmouth

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Last week Dartmouth College’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Josie Harper wrote a letter published in The Dartmouth apologizing for “offer the support of the athletics department in playing a leading role to combat racial, ethnic and sexist ignorance and intolerance on our campus.”

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Civil Rights Win In Michigan

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One thing that is being lost in the liberal media euphoria about the Democratic takeover of the House and Senate is the fact that most of the ballot initiatives or referendums that conservatives supported passed easily. One of the more contentious of these initiatives was Proposal 2 in Michigan which would amend the Michigan state constitution to prohibit all state agencies, including colleges from operating affirmative action programs that grant preferences based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin or gender.

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