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DePaul students sue university for partial tuition refund after COVID-19 shutdown

Ella Lee, Patsy Newitt, and Alayne Trinko May 14, 2020

Two DePaul students filed a class action lawsuit demanding partial tuition reimbursements due to the university-wide transition to remote education.  The suit claims that students are receiving a “lesser"...

DePaul students demand university lower tuition next quarter

DePaul students demand university lower tuition next quarter

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor March 13, 2020

A Change.org petition entitled “Lower Tuition for DePaul University after making all classes online” was created Thursday to direct the university’s attention towards student concerns relating to...

The proposal for federally funded community college tuition is 
partially based off of a similar plan implemented in Tennessee. (Brad Montgomery | Creative Commons)

‘Two years free’: Economic ramifications of Obama’s community college tuition proposal

Kevin Gross January 18, 2015

High schoolers, adult learners and school administrators sighed in relief as the Obama administration proposed a plan on Jan. 8 to make two-year community colleges free for many Americans. The plan...

A referenda question that asked Illinoisans if the minimum wage should be raised passed with more than two-thirds support. (Seth Perlman | AP)

Chicago college students struggle to pay tuition in absence of higher minimum wage

Nana Aduba-Amoah and Amanda Crane November 9, 2014

For Chicago college students like Venice Adams, raising the minimum wage in Illinois is the only way to continue pursuing a college degree. Adams, a senior at Columbia College Chicago, works two minimum-wage...

SGA President Matthew von Nida and Vice President Christina Vera pictured last month. “Our goals are having all those different outlets for students to continue their higher education,” von Nida said. (Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

DePaul administrators speak to SGA regarding tuition and pricing

Danielle Church October 5, 2014

The Student Government Association hosted a panel of administrators last week to talk about bread and butter issues for students: tuition and pricing. The panel was put together as a part of SGA’s...

Pulling out pockets

Pulling out pockets

Kevin Gross September 15, 2014

Rising college costs defy simple solutions, confound governments As another school year dawns and students scramble for another set of school payments, people may wonder: What changes, if any, are being...

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