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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A pile of cash.

Pitt students, alumni react to student loan debt forgiveness plan

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer September 6, 2022
Sarah Chu’s $25,000 undergraduate student loan debt hasn’t been paid off yet, and neither have the loans she’s taking out to attend the Rutgers School of Public Health, but she can already feel their weight lifting off her shoulders — at least, $10,000 worth.
Office of Management and Budget Director and Acting Director fo the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney Jan. 19, 2018 in the White House in Washington, D.C. The CFPBs Student Loan Ombudsman Seth Frotman resigned Monday, citing political differences. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

CFPB student loan ombudsman resigns, blasts Mulvaney

By Kellie Mejdrich | CQ-Roll Call August 27, 2018
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Student Loan Ombudsman Seth Frotman resigned Monday, citing political differences at the agency under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney.
U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks during the Friends of Ireland Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on March 16, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Editorial: Hold Trump accountable to get public input on student loans

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 22, 2017

In another startling blow to education under President Donald Trump, the administration rescinded a previous Obama-era regulation last week that prohibited student debt collection agencies from charging...

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