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  • So is student debt an economic problem or not?

    So is student debt an economic problem or not?
    Have a bunch of student loans? Well, don’t worry, say a couple of Brookings Institution researchers. You aren’t any worse off than a generation ago. But that may depend on how you count — and whether you graduated. According to a...
  • A higher minimum wage will help Chicago's neighborhoods

    A higher minimum wage will help Chicago's neighborhoods
    The discussions about the fiscal future of Chicago have forgotten the neighborhoods and the people. I believe we need to address one simple fact: Most people who worked hard and played by the rules do not have enough money to live healthy, productive...
  • UConn Trustees Approves $1.2 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Trustees Approves $1.2 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees unanimously approved an almost $1.2 billion budget for next year that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. Next year's budget is 4....
  • More ways to reduce college costs

    As a graduate student, I am ecstatic to hear about President Obama's repayment plan for loans, since I have taken out over $60,000. Some people ask if the loans are worth it to be a social worker. I believe my education and experience are well worth it....
  • Scholarships awarded

    ENFIELD- The GFWC/The Woman's Club of Enfield, has awarded the following scholarships: Stephanie Wence, a student at The University of Hartford, received $1,000, and Britney Kaplan, a UConn Law School student, was awarded $800, from the Rose Boulanger...
  • Scholarship awarded

    ENFIELD- The North Central CT Professional Business Women (NCCPBW) awarded their annual scholarship of $500 to Linda Moua. Moua is a returning student attending Asnuntuck Community College. She is majoring in Business Administration and plans to...
  • Navigating student aid forms

    Navigating student aid forms
    Dear Liz: I'm having trouble finding information about how to structure my finances to get the maximum financial aid for my kids when they enter college. For example, will contributing to an IRA instead of a taxable investment account matter? Should I...
  • UCI's engineering school receives $9.5-million donation

    A $9.5-million gift to UC Irvine's Henry Samueli School of Engineering will fund scholarships, fellowships and support programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math. Stacey Nicholas' Opus Foundation donated the money to further STEM...
  • Obama's deficient student loan program

    Obama's deficient student loan program
    The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a new car or exotic vacations. But Barack Obama feels no hesitation in concluding that the cost of higher education has placed "too big a debt load on too...
  • 3-ATHL33TS

    3-ATHL33TS
    Robert Morris University Illinois’s newest athletic team will be treated like every other at the school. Athletes will be offered scholarships, uniforms, post-game meals and a facility where they can practice. They also will be expected to attend...
  • How much did these high schoolers win to go to culinary school?

    It was a lot like "Iron Chef," but instead of Food Network celebrity, a group of high school seniors representing Los Angeles public schools vied for their chance at a free college education. L.A. Mission College hosted the Careers through Culinary Arts...