• Sanders, Progressives Unveil Bill to Cancel All $1.6 Trillion in Student Debt

    Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party’s liberal base . By canceling all student loans, Sanders says the proposal would address an […]

  • Immigrant mother, daughter graduate from same college, together

    Sandra Murillo arrived in the United States from Colombia with one suitcase, $1,000 and a goal to eventually be joined by her daughter to share the new life she would start. Two decades later, Murillo and daughter, Katherinn Lopez-Murillo, donned their mortarboards and on the same day, graduated from the same college. Murillo, 46, and […]

  • Disney Footing the Bill for Workers to Enroll at Florida University

    Walt Disney World is footing the bill for employees who want to attend the University of Central Florida, the company announced Thursday. The offer is part of Disney’s Aspire program, which provides free tuition to eligible employees and cast members. UCF, the state’s largest university, is the latest addition to the initiative, which launched in […]

  • Homeless Tennessee High School Valedictorian Earns $3M in Scholarships

    A Tennessee teenager received more than $3 million in college scholarships and graduated as his high school’s valedictorian all while being homeless. On Sunday, Tupac Moseley, 17, of Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from Raleigh Egypt High School with a 4.3 GPA, having been accepted to 44 colleges. “Never let your current situation, whatever circumstances you’re going […]

  • Ohio State officials failed to act as doctor abused 177 athletes over nearly two decades

    Coaches and athletic administrators at Ohio State University knew for two decades that Dr. Richard Strauss was molesting male athletes but failed to sound the alarm or stop him, a long-awaited independent investigation into the scandal revealed Friday. “Students openly discussed Strauss’ examination methods or complained about his loitering presence in the shower and locker […]

  • Chinese family allegedly paid $6.5 million to get daughter into Stanford

    The family of a Chinese student allegedly paid $6.5 million to the ringleader of the college admissions scandal to get their daughter into Stanford University, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC News. The parents of the student, identified as Yusi Zhao, have not been charged. They were referred to the scam’s ringleader, William […]

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