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Funding free college raises concerns

Chase Thomas spoke about favoring college education that is free of student debt, and he suggested that funding could be found in existing government budgets. Photo by Lincoln Op’t Hof At the Pizza and Politics session on education that was held in the Ragan Theater on March 13, attendees and panelists voiced concerns about making college free in the U.S., but also discussed the belief that free higher education will be beneficial long term. Participants were especially concerned with where funding for a tuition-free higher education system would come from. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the...

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UCAS students join national walkout 1 month after Parkland shooting

Students mourn lives lost and protest gun control Photos by Kimberly Bojorquez A month after the Parkland school shooting, UCAS students participated in a planned protest by walking out of class March 14, for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 who died. UVU students across campus participated in the walkout, while dozens of UCAS students, a small charter high school in association with UVU, united outside of their classrooms at 10 a.m. and lay down on the ground. “Walking out is not only a way to show respect for those who have suffered, but also to stand up for what...

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