studentloan http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13044/all en Occupying the Classroom: NYU to Offer Class in Occupy Wall Street http://www.mrc.org/articles/occupying-classroom-nyu-offer-class-occupy-wall-street <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <div>While it may sound like a joke, and New York City website <a href="http://gothamist.com/2011/12/08/nyu_offering_course_in_occupy_wall.php">Gothamist </a>reported it with plenty of snark, New York University will offer a class next semester on Occupy Wall Street (possibly two). Perhaps it's an attempt to keep their students in class making use of their students loans, rather than camped out in <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/21/occupy-student-debt-campaign_n_1106379.html">Zuccotti Park </a>and other parks complaining about them.<br /></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/occupying-classroom-nyu-offer-class-occupy-wall-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media class College Credit cultural george left lists movement NYC nyu OccupyWallStreet offer pay political protest reported semester social street studentloan undergraduate university walk wall york Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:34:00 +0000 38620 at http://www.mrc.org Media Ignore Contradiction between Obama's Middle Class Giveaways, Spending 'Freeze' http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-contradiction-between-obamas-middle-class-giveaways-spending-freeze <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In an attempt to boost flagging approval ratings, President Barack Obama announced a series of initiatives aimed at helping out the middle class on Jan. 25, two days ahead of his State of the Union address.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The networks, which have protected him from public outrage for months, praised the initiative. NBC heralded the move, giving Obama credit for “getting the message” Jan. 25. CBS’s Katie Couric said the same thing that night.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-contradiction-between-obamas-middle-class-giveaways-spending-freeze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy abc alisonfraser BarackObama Cato cbs childcare ChipReid DanielMitchell eldercare Employment federaldeficit GaryWolfram jobs JohnMcCain katiccouric MiddleClass nationaldebt NBC NewYorkTimes retirementaccounts saveorcreate sotu SpendingFreeze Stimulus studentloan taxcredits WashingtonPost Wed, 27 Jan 2010 18:43:43 +0000 admin 27453 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Parrots Cuomo's Attack on Loan Industry http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-parrots-cuomos-attack-loan-industry <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The student loan business might be taking advantage of college students, according to ABC “World News,” but viewers will just have to trust the network about the particulars.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-parrots-cuomos-attack-loan-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Education AttorneyGeneral bank College Cuomo financialaid lender money NewYork studentloan university Mon, 19 Mar 2007 19:24:27 +0000 admin 25582 at http://www.mrc.org Econ 101: Who Benefits from Boost in Student Grants? http://www.mrc.org/commentary/econ-101-who-benefits-boost-student-grants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/gary-wolfram-phd-0">Gary Wolfram, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p ><em>    </em> One of the priorities of the new Congress, and something approved of by most of the media, is to expand federal grants and loans to college students. While this may sound like a good way to increase access to higher education, it is another case where people, in Sherlock Holmes’s words, see but do not observe. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/econ-101-who-benefits-boost-student-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business College congress Democrat grant MediaBias money Pell publiceducation studentloan university Wed, 06 Dec 2006 21:03:44 +0000 admin 29593 at http://www.mrc.org