Monthly Archives: March 2014

Financing Higher Education: The Cost and Debt Dilemmas—and Possible Solutions

  Lucia DiPoi, a first generation college student, owed more than $84,000 when she graduated from Tufts University in 2005—$19,000 in federal loans and $65,000 in private loans that charged interest rates higher than her government loans, (Clemmitt, 2008).  With … Continue reading

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The Rhetoric of “Food Deserts”

My commitment to community engagement and social change work stems from my involvement in what many have called the food movement. Having come, like many others, to this effort from a personal place of concern for specific issues—the environment, my … Continue reading

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