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June 02, 2014 12:00 am
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May 22, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A true/false quiz on higher education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A true/false quiz on higher education

As high school seniors prepare applications to meet the April 1 deadline required at many colleges and universities, I offer the following quiz to test higher education savvy. Numerous misconceptions abound. So, let’s begin to sort out what is true and what is false.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm
Rep. Brown health legislation wins House approval

Rep. Brown health legislation wins House approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House this week approved three health care-related proposals sponsored by state Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, that now go to the Senate for further review.

January 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Options available for struggling young woman

Recently, a letter appeared from a young woman wondering whether she should enroll in Obamacare or use the money to pay off her student loan. I counsel her not to despair. There are options.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

Plan for college, waste less time while studying

I empathize with college students who will be faced with a large increase in student loan interest rates if Congress cannot resolve its deadlock as described in two June 9 articles. However, post-high school education is not an entitlement.

June 16, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Student loans shouldn't be school of hard knocks

The high load of student debt — almost 1 in 5 adults in the United States owes money on student loans — should concern everyone.

June 14, 2013 12:00 am
Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Caitlin Perry, 22, recently graduated from Illinois State University with an English degree and about $25,000 in student loan debt. She poses for a portrait in her room at her parent's home in Steger.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Newly minted college alumni have happily graduated from their textbooks and cares about rising student loan interest rates.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Caitlin Perry, 22, recently graduated from Illinois State University with an English degree and about $25,000 in student loan debt. She poses for a portrait at her parent's home where she lives in Steger.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Caitlin Perry, 22, recently graduated from Illinois State University with an English degree and about $25,000 in student loan debt. She poses for a portrait near her parent's home where she lives in Steger.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Indebted college grads working to bypass default settings

Caitlin Perry, 22, recently graduated from Illinois State University with an English degree and about $25,000 in student loan debt. She poses for a portrait at her parent's home where she lives in Steger.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am

Local residents report disturbing student loan debt trends

The fiscal noose created by Cindy Dutka's student loan debt has choked off the 54-year-old's ability to pay rent or get credit to buy a car, a house or anything else in this economy.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama, Congress deserve credit for freezing student loan rate

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama, Congress deserve credit for freezing student loan rate

At the last minute June 29, a divided Congress came together to deliver for the economy, as well as students and families, by extending the low 3.4 percent interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans.

July 14, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Beware the higher education bubble

YOUNG VOICES: Beware the higher education bubble

Over the past few years, a growing number of experts have speculated that higher education might be the next economic bubble. As with the recent housing bubble, these pesky market maladies are characterized by widespread confidence and investment in something that does not always pay off.

August 29, 2011 12:00 am
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