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A Future on Hold: How Student Loans Let Schools Take Advantage of Students

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Hey you! Why aren’t you buying a house? Or a car? Or a diamond? Why aren’t you getting married? Or starting a family? Or moving out of your parents’ basement? Young adults just finishing up college and starting their careers tend to be the subject of ridicule. Previous generations blame…

Water Parks and Gourmet Dining—Why It’s Time for Some Much-Needed Transparency in Higher Ed

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If college’s main purpose is education, you would think the vast majority of employees on a school’s payroll would be teachers. But at public and private colleges and universities, “non-academic” employees now outnumber full-time, tenure-track faculty members two-to-one.  This hiring disparity is just one symptom of a much larger problem—unaccountable college…

Las Vegas Civil Asset Forfeiture Hits Low-Income Residents The Hardest

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New data showing where Las Vegas police seized property through civil asset forfeiture reveals they were most likely to strike in low-income and minority neighborhoods. A report from the Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI) of public records sheds light on how much and from where law enforcement are taking in…

Adam Carolla, Ben Shapiro To Congress: Free Speech Is Under Attack On College Campuses

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Last week, members of Congress held a hearing on campus free speech featuring panelists from across the political spectrum. All were in agreement—colleges are violating First Amendment rights, and it’s hurting students. Rep. Jim Jordan, who chaired the hearing, said instead of exposing students to new ideas, colleges are increasingly…