A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.
"I keep hoping that some day the opportunity will come up where I can satisfy my debt."
According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."
The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism.
With the economy still "depressed" and student debt at an all-time high, policymakers and students should be discussing reforms to the way interest rates are calculated.
College activists lobbied Congress for relief last month during the United States Student Association's annual legislative conference.
Got debt? Beware! Your employer may fire you for it.
The U.S. Census Bureau calculates that nearly twice as many older Americans qualify as poor than had been previously thought. At the same time, net worth disparity between younger and older is at an all-time high.
If African Americans, Latinos, first time voters and students defy predictions and vote in large numbers November 2, Democrats can prevent a Republican takeover of Congress.
Nationwide college students are celebrating and applauding leaders of the House of Representatives after they passed major student aid reform along with the historic health care bill on Sunday.