Day: February 14, 2013

Let’s Expand Pell Grants Now

Twenty three billion more. That’s what it would cost taxpayers over the next 10 years to restore the federal Pell Grant to its purchasing power 40 years ago.   The early 1970’s were the heyday of the Pell Grant, the federal program targeted to low-income students.  But now the maximum Pell Grant of $5,500 is […]

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Students Stand Up for Love

A courageous group of students are using Valentine’s Day to protest the hook-up culture. At twenty-five schools, students from the Love and Fidelity Network are holding a week-long campaign called “Words that Still Matter.” On Monday they hung 4,400 posters around their campuses, placed ads in their student newspapers, and began inundating social media with […]

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