1. Millions of people heard President Barack Obama and comedian Jimmy Fallon slow jam the news about how student loan rates were set to double July 1. But as June meets its halfway mark, the decision regarding interest rates has not yet been made. The Kansas City Star explains how politicians are hesitant to reach a conclusion due to the volatility of the 18- to 29-year-old vote.

    Millions of people heard President Barack Obama and comedian Jimmy Fallon slow jam the news about how student loan rates were set to double July 1. But as June meets its halfway mark, the decision regarding interest rates has not yet been made. The Kansas City Star explains how politicians are hesitant to reach a conclusion due to the volatility of the 18- to 29-year-old vote.

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      Oh good. Otherwise, I was going to have to have a chat with Sahana about her tuition at CMU. :-)
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      Sure, you could work for a start-up, but if you don’t there are A LOT of companies out there that require a 4-year...
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      Also, it doesn’t matter that rent-to-price ratios have gone out of whack because housing has never lost value and will...
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      okay no I agree with the caption. but then why do we see this phenomenon? there’s an increase in tuition/room/board,...
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      See also: previous post re: Aaron Sorkin.
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