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.
Articles By: Don Irvine
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.
If you are a student in the Montgomery County school system the chances are you are the recipient of a talented and gifted (TAG) label that places you in the crème de la crème of the student population.
There is a growing movement to ban cupcakes in schools as a way of promoting good nutrition and fighting childhood obesity.
If anyone ever doubted that academia is full of leftists or Democrats the latest report from the Center for Responsive Politics covering the 2005-2006 election cycle should put all arguments on the matter to rest.
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.”
Is resistance to sports team names innate or learned?
The chairman of Accuracy in Media has a close up encounter of the surreal kind with Washington Post columnist turned high school teacher Coleman McCarthy.
Thanks to an injunction issued by a state judge the University of North Dakota’s sports teams will get to keep using their nickname.
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.