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FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, new graduates line up before the start of the Bergen Community College commencement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.  There’s no single policy or action that will alleviate America’s $1.74 trillion student loan debt crisis while simultaneously preventing students from taking on unaffordable amounts of future debt. Higher education financing experts are divided on the exact combination of solutions, but all agree it will require a multipronged approach.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Debt, loans plague graduating college students

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor June 7, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, college students continue to stress over student loans and debt.  During his campaign, President Joe Biden discussed cancelling some student debt. He proposed cancelling...

DePaul’s rate of student indebtedness has climbed to 68 percent, up 6 percent from 2011.
(Ally Zacek/The DePaulia)

Student debt at DePaul surpasses Illinois average

Unrelenting tuition hikes are taking their toll
Benjamin Conboy, News Editor January 8, 2018

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Loyola University's rate of student indebtedness as 23 percent. In actuality, Loyola's rate of indebtedness is higher than DePaul's. The...

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