Beyond the numbers, RSC brings unity

Group picture with Rowdy Raider

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-chief   A recent study conducted by the Nexus Research and Policy Center and the American Institutes for Research determined that 30 states have some community colleges whose graduates’ median lifetime earnings are less than those earned by high school graduates. The study only included students that didn’t further their post-secondary education beyond […]

Obama sticks students with the tab

The college-rating system proposed by President Obama is designed to help students navigate their college options while decreasing the cost of higher education. Unfortunately his plan does not address the underlying problems faced by colleges and attempts only to relieve symptoms. Obama’s ranking system rates colleges based on tuition, student loan debt, and percentage of […]

Obama’s education experiment

By: Logan Pierce, editor-in-chief Community colleges play a pivotal role in President Obama’s plan to produce a new wave of highly skilled American workers. Friends in high places One of the most outspoken proponents for community colleges in the Obama White House is Dr. Jill Biden, the vice president’s wife. In 2007, Biden earned a […]