As the impact of the 2008 recession dwindles into America’s amnesiac consciousness, the nation’s economy has seen the rise of another subtle but looming economic catastrophe. Student loan debt, already at a record high of $671 billion in 2008, rose to $1.52 trillion last year according to the Federal Reserve – a figure higher than the current standing $1.3 trillion GDP of Spain.
Each year, all of us at the Press look back on the long summer break and try out best to pick out the music that defined the season for us. Here are our songs for the summer.
Brought to you this week by Roslyn Thorne Walking from Roosevelt to Tabler, you notice the lights of a residential neighborhood. You realize you haven’t left campus in…
All of my bad dreams follow roughly the same formula. It usually starts with an unfortunate situation, one that is confusing and upsetting. The world in which it…
Yang is perhaps unique for placing the effects of automation and other contemporary technologies at the forefront of his campaign. His signature issue, universal basic income, is his response to the effects of corporate automation.
As I sit here writing almost a year later, the United Nations is gearing up for its Climate Action Summit. It just so happens another artistic relic from (I guess this is some sort of magic number) 48 years ago is coming to mind today.
SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, would radically alter long-standing amateurism laws by allowing college athletes to be paid for their name, image and likeness and enabling them to sign endorsement deals.