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Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Lloyd Doggett November 13, 2019

As midterms close out and finals approach, paying for college and avoiding student debt loom larger for many Roadrunners than even the most challenging coursework. Fortunately, some federal student financial...

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The subject of finance

Brandon Lee November 29, 2018

A common issue today is the lack of knowledge that society has about money. When you think of grade school, science, math, social studies and art typically come to mind. But where is the most important...

YDSA members protesting at the Sombrilla.

‘Cancel our debt now!’

Kimiya Factory October 2, 2018

Young Democratic Socialists of America protest at the Sombrilla On Sept. 26 at 11:50 a.m., UTSA’s chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) held an organized student walk-out protest...

Roderick Scott, in his Dallas classroom on March 12, 2018
Courtesy of Leslie Boorhem-Stephenson for The Texas Tribune

In Texas, falling behind on student loan payments can cost you your license to work

Shannon Najmavadi April 4, 2018

When Roderick Scott Sr. submitted an application to renew his teacher’s license in the summer of 2015, he thought the matter was handled. He had no idea that, months later, a decades-old Texas...

Finish what you started

Editorial staff June 8, 2017

“College education raises your earning potential” is an economically fatal truism. By the time high school students graduate, a four-year university has been packaged and sold to them as the step for...

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