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Trade-offs for trades

Lissette Vargas

December 12, 2014

SF State students battle the high cost of living and tuition by picking up trades in order to earn high wages in pursuit for higher education. “Welcome to Taco Bell, what will you be having today?” This is the scripted phrase Rachel Prince had to repeat over fifty times on her first day on...

Land of the Free, Home of the $1 Trillion Student Debt

Farnoush Amiri

December 9, 2014

First generation student Shadan pays a small fee for her university education in hopes of becoming a family counselor. Shadan and her twin sister had always dreamed of moving to the U.S. but after an immense drop in German tuition rates, the 26-year-olds are staying put. “Post-secondary education should be...

COLLEGE: SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

Xpress Mag Staff

May 17, 2014

Written by Ben Tasner Baby Boomers return to school in pursuit of facing new challenges and accomplishing life-long dreams. In June of 1973, Anthony Maglio took off from Waco, Texas flying a freight carrier aircraft, just like he had many times before. Almost immediately, this night proved very diff...

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