Americans weigh in on Trump…so far

If Gary Bochner could go back in time, he’d do November differently. Bochner, 58, who voted for Donald Trump says that he would vote for another candidate. Bochner says that seeing that President Trump has not done any of the things he promised and has even made enemies with many world leaders, he is rethinking…

University funds tough to find in Mexico

According to New York Times, the University of Veracruz claimed that they did not receive their assigned budget through Javier Duarte’s government. The ex-governor was involved in a corruption scandal when he stole more than 3,000 million US dollars in the course of six years. This meant that many students were affected as the university…

Georgia Gains HOPE for Free College

More students in Georgia will have the possibility for free college in the 2018-2019 school year due to increased funding towards the HOPE scholarship according to the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI). HOPE, which gets its funding from the Georgia Lottery, has plans to increase its funding by $50.4 million dollars according to the…

Tuition Hikes Face Backlash from Skeptical Students

California State Universities and University of California schools approved tuition increases in January for the 2017-2018 school year. This hike is the first increase in six years; California Governor Jerry Brown specified in his 2011 budget plan that there would be no tuition hikes, but in his most recent plan, he puts no restrictions on…

College Accessibility for Colorado Students

One of the major programs available to Colorado college students, the College Opportunity Fund, has made little impact on Colorado students, according to a 2011 article in The Colorado Independent. The article cited a 2009 evaluation of the program by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education which found that the program had not been…

Obama Kalamazoo Visit Shows The Kalamazoo Promise Effect

The Kalamazoo Promise is an organization that gives financial aid to the Kalamazoo, Michigan School District due to the increase in college tuition. The Kalamazoo Promise provides an alternative method of paying for college for students in the Kalamazoo area. By using the funds donated by private donors, the program has changed how students in…

Free Tuition at the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is providing a way for low-income in-state students to access free college tuition through a new program called the “Go Blue Guarantee,” according to the Detroit Free Press. Beginning in January of 2018, this program will be accessible to Michigan students whose family’s annual income is $65,000 or less. According to…