07 Apr '12, 7am

Massive Make-Out Session To Protest Rising Student Debt | Care2 Causes

Massive Make-Out Session To Protest Rising Student Debt | Care2 Causes

Students around the country are drowning in debt. As of the third quarter of 2011, student debt in America totaled $870 billion: more than the rest of America owes on their credit cards and auto loans combined . And it’s still growing . The Obama administration has made great strides in reducing the burden on students , many of whom are simply struggling to survive in an economy that renders their hard-fought degrees virtually worthless. But it hasn’t been enough. New research from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that Americans 60 and older still owe about $36 billion in student loans, so it doesn’t look too hopeful for those looking forward to graduation this May. On Saturday, April 7, students fed up with tuition hikes, interest rates, and education budget cuts hold a “kiss-in ” in New York City’s Union Square to protest what they say is a double standard for ...

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