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The Cost of College: Student Loans in an Evolving Economy

By Chandler Joost, News Writer August 29, 2021

  Student loans have recently sparked controversy in Congress and across the nation as Democrats push for the cancellation of student loan debt up to $50,000, while Republicans oppose said...

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Poma: Undocumented Students Are Just as Worthy of the Resources Given to Citizens

By Sasha Poma, Assistant Opinion Editor February 9, 2020

  Undocumented students in the U.S. are unable to apply for federal aid and thus face the difficult challenge of finding alternative means to pay for higher education. While the University of...

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Surviving Student Loans and Paying for School

By Barbara Pace, News Writer December 5, 2019

  Over 44 million American citizens have outstanding student loan debt, totaling at over $1.5 trillion. A 2018 study of adults with student loan debt found many were struggling financially. For...

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Understanding Student Loans and How to Pay for School

By Barbara Pace, News Writer November 20, 2019

  Dave Ramsey and Democratic presidential candidates have increasingly commented on the student loan crisis recently. The national student loan debt has skyrocketed to about $1.5 trillion. Higher...

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The U is Gearing Up to Open Loan Forgiveness Program for Tech Students

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer February 1, 2019

  If you’re a student with plans to live and work in Utah's growing tech industry, your student loan debt could be forgiven. The Utah System of Higher Education is rolling out a forgiveness...

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Bemoaning the Student Loans

September 17, 2014

  Many students pay for college by taking out student loans. Currently, the number for national student loan debt is estimated to be over $1.2 trillion, according to FinAid statistics. Last Tuesday,...