US student debt

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South Carolina State University forgives loans of 2,500 former students
• HBCU helps those forced to give up by financial hardship• Acting president cites financial devastation caused by pandemic

Lauren Aratani

20, Jul, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Marco Rubio wants to pause student debt – but only to terrorism survivors
Florida senator introduced a bill to ‘provide a one-year pause for victims’ to ‘get back on their feet’

Lois Beckett

11, Jun, 2021 @1:18 AM

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Americans stress over ‘unshakeable burden’ of student loan payments
Borrowers are awaiting relief from the Biden administration while the pause on federal student loan repayment is set to expire 30 September

Michael Sainato

30, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Biden is already backtracking on his promises to provide student debt relief | Astra Taylor
Let’s be clear: whatever he may say, Biden absolutely has the power to unilaterally cancel all federal student debt

Astra Taylor

25, Feb, 2021 @11:16 AM

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Biden can repay Black Americans through canceling our student debt | Akin Olla
Anything short of full forgiveness will only widen inequalities that the president personally contributed to in his career

Akin Olla

19, Feb, 2021 @2:50 PM

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The Columbia University student strike is about far more than tuition | Indigo Olivier
Rather than waiting for the adults in the room to relieve our debt burden, students are taking matters into their own hands

Indigo Olivier

18, Feb, 2021 @12:19 PM

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'It's the right thing to do': Biden urged to cancel student loans in first 100 days
President campaigned on promises to make higher education more affordable for middle-class families

Lauren Aratani

21, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The man who wants to help you out of debt – at any cost
Millions turn to Dave Ramsey’s ‘tough love’ financial counsel. Many say he saved their lives. Critics say he ignores the structural reasons so many are in debt and poverty

J Oliver Conroy

29, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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How we can truly repay our frontline health workers: clear their debts | Alissa Quart, Astra Taylor And Brittany M Powell
Many of the workers risking their lives amid the pandemic are burdened with student debt. We owe them more than just applause

Alissa Quart, Astra Taylor And Brittany M Powell

02, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Cancelling student debt was always the right thing to do. Now it's imperative | Astra Taylor
With a global pandemic and economic depression looming, we can’t settle for half-measures. Cancel all student debt

Astra Taylor

07, Apr, 2020 @10:20 AM

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Too broke to go home: how my college debt hinders the holidays
I moved my husband and son to Oklahoma so I could pursue a PhD in English, but now I can’t afford to see my family for Christmas. Is all this worth it?

Courtney Lund O'Neil

12, Dec, 2019 @4:28 PM

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How Biden helped create the student debt problem he now promises to fix
The former vice-president and 2020 presidential hopeful backed a 2005 bill that stripped students of bankruptcy protections and left millions in financial stress

Ed Pilkington in New York

02, Dec, 2019 @9:00 AM

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