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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the importance of higher education and his efforts to make it more affordable.

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    Private Student Loans

    Witnesses testified on private student loans, including current levels of debt, options borrowers have to modify loans, and the legal framework. One of the panelists told the committee…

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    Campus Sexual Assault Legislation

    A bipartisan group of senators talked about The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, the bill they were introducing to fight sexual assault on college campuses. They were joined by…

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    Federal Student Loan Legislation

    Carolyn Phenicie talked by video link from Capitol Hill about two higher-education bills that would be debated on the House floor that day and the next. The first bill dealt with…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the “Role of Congress in Oversight of Collegiate Athletics?” New York Times college sports reporter Marc Tracy talked by…

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    College Athletes and Academics

    NCAA President Mark Emmert, two former college football players, author and historian Taylor Branch, and other witnesses testified on college athletes and academics. The hearing was…

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    Campus Sexual Assaults

    School administrators, Department of Education officials, and victims testified on the problem of sexual assault on college campuses. The hearing focused on ways that federal laws,‎…

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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) held the third of a series of roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. This meeting focused on Title IX of…

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    Book Discussion on The Price of Silence

    William Cohan talked about his book, The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities, in which he recounts the 2006…

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    University of California- Irvine Commencement Address

    President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2014 University of California-Irvine graduating class in Angel Stadium in Anaheim. It was the 50th anniversary of the…

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    President Johnson Dedication of University of California-Irvine

    President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke at a dedication ceremony on the Irvine Ranch for the site of the future campus of the University of California, Irvine.

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    Student Loan Reform

    Natalia Abrams talked by video from Studio City, California, about student loan reform and the work of her organization, StudentDebtCrisis.org. Topics included the current debt…

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    Senate Democrats on Student Loans

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke reporters following the 56-38 vote blocking legislation that would allow individuals to refinance student loan debt at lower rates. Other topics…

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    President Obama at Worcester Technical High School Commencement

    President Obama delivered the commencement address at the Worcester Technical High School graduation ceremony in the DCU Center of Worcester, Massachusetts. The ceremony included the…

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    Representative Joe Courtney on Student Loan Debt

    Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) talked about Obama administration efforts to allow student loan borrowers to cap payments on their monthly income. He also commented on House…

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    President Obama on Student Loan Debt

    President Obama made remarks before signing a Presidential Memorandum on reducing the payments of student loan debt. Changes included reducing monthly payments of student loan debt…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at the daily While House briefing about changes to be made to student loan programs. Then, Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest took…

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    Open Phones on Student Loan Debt

    Telephone lines were open for responses to the question, “Is student loan debt bad for the economy?” Viewers had just seen a re-air of a June 4, 2014, Senate Budget Committee…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama talked about the importance of helping alleviate the burden of student loan debt and highlighted his efforts to ensure upholding a commitment to…

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    Student Loan Refinancing

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference on college affordability and a bill that would allow people to refinance student loan debt at the same rate students can borrow…

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