Categories: students

The 5 Percent Solution to Paying for College

Posted by: Dan Beucke on January 12

There's an interesting post and comment stream over at Lou Lavelle's B-schools blog, about an alternative plan for funding a college education in California. The Fix UC proposal would...

No College Degree Will Buy Your Way Into The Top 1%

Posted by: Mark Gimein on November 23

One common perception about the widening income gap is that it's driven by social and economic trends that have put a higher value on education. That idea has been...

Beyond UC Davis, Worse Tactics Than Pepper Spray

Posted by: Mark Gimein on November 21

This weekend, videos of the pepper spraying of protesters at UC Davis went viral. Many students captured a police officer, Lieutenant John Pike, directing the pepper spray canister at...

Weekend Wealth Watch

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 12

Chef takes heat: Bankers Blast Batali; Others Say 'Leave Mario Alone!' (Bloomberg) Sandy Weill's $88 million downsizing: Occupy This, OWS (Greiff, Bloomberg View) Back at ya: Occupy Wall Street...

Occupy Wall Street, Day 56

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 11

Margaret Brennan of Bloomberg Television provides a quick roundup of OWS news from, where else, the New York Stock Exchange floor. Here's some more context on the first two...

Students Protest Fees, Cuts in London

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 09

University students took to the streets of central London on Wednesday to protest rising fees and cuts in U.K. government education spending. The Guardian said a smaller crowd than...

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