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Editorial: Students deserve college loan debt forgiveness now

Editorial: Students deserve college loan debt forgiveness now

By The Ithacan April 15, 2021
We need to provide students stability and support as they attempt to break out into the workforce to support our national economy.
Shana Gore, executive director of Student Financial Services, said she thinks it is important for families and students to be aware of how much debt they take on. She also said that is part of the reason the college decided to freeze tuition for the 2021–22 academic year.

Senators advocate for student loan debt forgiveness

By Caitlin Holtzman, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2021
College students across the country could potentially have up to $50,000 of their student loan debt forgiven.
We Need To Talk: Student Debt

‘We Need To Talk’: Student Debt

October 6, 2018

This week Sophia and Connor discuss student debt and the taboo surrounding talking money. Listen to our podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotifyxt and Google Play!

Overview of 2016 candidates college affordability platforms

Overview of 2016 candidates’ college affordability platforms

By Parita Desai, Staff Writer February 2, 2016
2016 presidential candidates discuss their stances on college affordability.
Guest commentary: Gillibrands vision provides benefits for women

Guest commentary: Gillibrand’s vision provides benefits for women

By Paula Twomey February 12, 2014

The excitement was palpable as 1 p.m. approached Feb. 3 for those of us waiting to hear U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speak on campus. At 1:10 p.m., when the side door opened, we all rose to enthusiastically...

Editorial: Knowledge pays

January 22, 2014

The 15-percent increase in credit card use among students in the past 10 years shows growing interest in building credit. Smart purchases with a credit card during college prepare a student for the investments...

The dish on debt

By Ithacan Staff November 17, 2011
For junior Brittan Binder, coming to Ithaca College meant making a conscious decision value experience over cost when it came to her education.
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