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 […]

Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship

Scholarship recipient is awarded a 12 hour tuition waiver for Fall 2013 AND a 12 hour tuition waiver for Spring 2014 Proposal Topic: “Women Shaping a Healthy Future” 1000 word essay AND a 10 slide PowerPoint excluding the title slide Submit a bibliography of sources. ALL submissions will be checked for plagiarism via turnitin.com Please […]

Students to feel tuitions pinch

Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor It was recently announced that the interest rate on Stafford student loans could be expected to double, from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent come July 1 with the expiration of a 2007 bill, unless action is taken. This could result in nearly $1,000 being added to payments of those receiving financial […]

OK Regents Raise Tuition

by: Chelsea Ratterman, assistant editor Tuition costs are raised once again. On June 23, the Oklahoma Board of Regents voted 8-1 to raise tuition costs by an average of 5.9%, along with 729 changes in fees to generate an estimated $13.6 million dollars. Before the vote, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs held a conference […]