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Editorial: Make college tuition free

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a proposal Wednesday to make college more accessible for New Mexico residents.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 18, 2019

Free tuition is an investment in students that will hopefully help break the cycle of crippling college debt and unemployment we face today.

Editorial: RMU’s new scholarship: great first step, but not enough

Editorial: RMU's new scholarship: great first step, but not enough

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

August 29, 2018

Since many students eventually settle in the same area where they went to college, keeping talented students in Pennsylvania is important to ensure a flourishing job market. Exorbitant college tuition rates only push students out of the state.

Op-ed: Free college tuition is not only possible, but necessary

Students paticipate in Million Student March Wenhao Wu | Staff Photographer

By Derek Jones / Guest Columnist

December 3, 2015

When student rights are under attack, we all ought to stand up and fight back. And no other time in our life has this been more imperative than now — when the pursuit of a degree equates to mountains of debt. Student debt is currently the second largest kind of debt in the United States, recently ...

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