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College Now educates students on debt

College Now educates students on debt

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

November 4, 2015

Student loan debt has risen to $1.2 trillion dollars; two-thirds of students graduating from US colleges and universities are graduating with some level of debt, according to Forbes.com. College is expensive and many students have to take out loans to pay for higher education. Scholarships and gra...

Student loans lead to debt crisis

By Alexa Lago, Writer

September 2, 2014

The Project on Student Debt reported that 69 percentof college graduates in Ohio have student loan debt, and Consumer Finance Protection Bureau estimates that America has $1 trillion of student loan debt. What is commonly referred to as the student debt crisis, plagues college students all across the...

Running in the red

Running in the red

April 30, 2013

Matthew Balsinger Financial woes at The University of Akron have many students and faculty members concerned, as the university looks to face a projected $26.7 million deficit for the 2014 fiscal year. “I want to know how the university is in such a hole,” junior education student Rachel Ake said. “I’m spending $5,0...