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No support offered to the middle class

Rachel Reyes // April 11, 2017

Going to college is going to get even harder for students who receive minimal financial aid benefits with governor Jerry Brown's plan to cut out the Middle-Class Scholarship.The scholarship helps families...

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Middle Class Scholarship needs to stay

Megan Mann // January 20, 2015

This country's idea of a middle-class family is really skewed. Take my family for example. For my first two Free Applications for Federal Student Aid, I was denied scholarships and most grants due...

Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León, center, announcing SB15 with co-authors of the bill on Dec. 2. Photo courtesy of California State Senate.

New bill aims to keep CSU tuition steady

Ernesto Rivera // December 10, 2014

A new bill introduced Dec. 2 by state senate Democrats aims to keep tuition steady and get students out in four years in the California State University and University of California systems.SB15, co-introduced...

New scholarship helps middle-income students

Nathan Lehmann // February 3, 2014

A new financial aid scholarship geared toward helping students from middle-class backgrounds is in early stages of development for implementation in the next academic year. Undergraduate students attending...

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