Author Archives: Mary Grace Hebert

UIUC is Balancing a False Budget “Crisis” on the Backs of Students and Faculty

Illinois has not yet passed a state budget for higher education, and schools like Chicago State have been left in the lurch. According to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago State will not be able to pay employees after April. Similarly, the … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Tuition-Free Education

By Mary Grace Hebert A breathtaking piece by Black Students for Revolution in the January 2016 Public i┬ácalled for tuition to be eliminated because it perpetuates an unjust system. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has called for free college; similarly, Republicans … Continue reading

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