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Born in 1978, The Millennial Class entered the workforce right before 9/11 — and we’ve earned our spot in this micro-generation

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Work-study was my way to a college education. But was spending time on a useless, low-paid job really worth it?

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The future of journalism is being written at America’s college newspapers


And many students aren’t buying these “performative” safety measures

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How do you make friends in your first weeks at college when you don’t know who you can trust?

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Ill-informed planning and shameful pricing has exposed a hierarchy of priorities for U.S. colleges. Students aren’t on top.

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Column

College administrators are busy covering their own asses and blaming students instead of protecting them

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The college editors say they’re still waiting on answers from the University of North Carolina

UNC Chapel Hill student newspaper clipping. Headline is “UNC has a clusterfuck on its hands”
UNC Chapel Hill student newspaper clipping. Headline is “UNC has a clusterfuck on its hands”
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VOICES FROM INSIDE THE SYSTEM

DeAngela Burns-Wallace wanted to revolutionize the college admissions process.

Rear view of an African American male college student wearing a cap and gown.
Rear view of an African American male college student wearing a cap and gown.
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They may not have a safe back-to-school plan, but darned if they’ll miss this branding opportunity

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