Far fewer young people came out to vote during the 2012 election than previously estimated, according to new analysis by Tufts University.
Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 by Jon Christian
“Everybody believes that teenagers who can talk to their parents fare better, that the outcomes are much better,” said a Planned Parenthood representative. “But this bill is not going to force the families that are not healthy to be healthy.”
Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 by Jenn Nowicki
Claremont McKenna College announced it will drop its no-loan policy, shifting the financial burden of higher ed back to students.
Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 by Anya Callahan
This student publication at UC–Berkeley reminds us economic power doesn’t see boundaries, and why student journalism is essential for the future of our country.
The Obama administration is expected to gain a $51 billion profit this year from returns on student loans, a sum bigger than the what the nation’s most profitable company earned this year.
Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 by Candice Bernd
The Heritage Foundation’s recent study on the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill is so flawed that even conservatives are distancing themselves.
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013 by Candice Bernd
Give free money to everyone.
At least 4,400 disabled children of low- and middle-income families receive help from Medicaid in Colorado. Here’s their story.
Offering students of color more ways to reduce their student debt, including refinancing their loans, would boost to the economy and ensure a better future for communities of color.
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013 by Sophia Kerby
The outcome of an appeal filed by the Administration on Monday will determine whether emergency contraception remains restricted or becomes opened to girls and women of all ages.
Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013 by Anya Callahan
A bill that would prevent Stafford loan interest rates from doubling by closing “egregious” tax loopholes.
Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Naima Ramos-Chapman
Many private and public colleges and universities award merit, rather than need-based, aid to attract wealthy students.
Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Molly Savard
Because giving the “same deal” to students and big banks doesn’t sound like such a bad idea.
Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Naima Ramos-Chapman
Dear Joel Stein of Time Magazine: You are a troll, and you are wrong. Love, Millennials.
Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Emily Crockett
Unprecedented restrictions on abortions in the United States fly in the face of growing international support for women’s reproductive health.
Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Jenn Nowicki
Two tech leaders left Mark Zuckerberg’s new group in protest of the organization’s ads supporting the Keystone XL pipeline and drilling in the Arctic.
Posted Monday, May 13, 2013 by Candice Bernd
One gun owner now eschews what he has come to see as a culture of violence and paranoia.
Posted Monday, May 13, 2013 by Marc Peters
Pregnant workers can be fired for sitting down on shift, carrying a water bottle, or using the bathroom unless something’s done.
Posted Monday, May 13, 2013 by Pauline Holdsworth
Weaknesses in federal law and law enforcement leave untold numbers of women vulnerable to gun violence committed by men who have harassed, stalked, threatened, and terrorized them, often for years.
Posted Monday, May 13, 2013 in Reprints by Winnie Stachelberg, Arkadi Gerney, Chelsea Parsons, and Megan Knauss
We’re producing more STEM grads than the market needs, but that doesn’t mean society couldn’t use more of them.
Posted Monday, May 13, 2013 by Chris Lewis