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Middle class students struggle to cover cost of college

By Lara Bockenstedt For some middle class families, a lack of financial aid among other resources has resulted in a struggle to cover the cost of college. The Washington Post recently reported that a trend of tuition rising faster than the rate of inflation, paired with slower financial aid and wages increases, has presented a

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UW-Eau Claire Chancellor argues lawmakers have a ‘choice’

By Symone Foster A year after Wisconsin colleges were hit with a huge budget cut, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt said he hopes in the next few months state legislators and business leaders will say “We’ve gone too far.” Schmidt spoke in an open forum on April 12 where faculty, staff and

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