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In America today, people owe more on their student loans than they do on their credit cards. But there’s a simple and elegant way to end this travesty.

As The Nation looks forward to the next 150 years, we asked some contributors to StudentNation, the campus-oriented section of our site, and former Nation interns what a radical future looks like to them.

Columbia Prison Divest members

As of  last year, the university had $8 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America, as well as shares in other private security firms.

A Nation investigation reveals how a group of hedge funders are about to get exactly what they paid for.

NYU graduate student protest

Rank-and-file organizing pays dividends for the nation’s only private graduate student union.

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that.

Virgil, with a volume of the Aeneid, flanked by Clio (left) and Melpomene

Is the revival of a dead language breathing new life into the humanities?

Illustration by Doug Chayka

How evangelicals are taking advantage of publicly funded spaces.

Blogs

Anti-debtors are descending on DC to challenge the Department of Education’s regulation of student debt.

March 30, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/27/15?

March 27, 2015

Yale's historic new building project draws attention to the college's bidding process. 

March 24, 2015

The UAE welcomes NYU’s culture cachet—but not academics seeking to expose exploitaitve labor conditions.

March 23, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/22/15?

March 21, 2015

To draw attention to the magnitude of the student debt crisis, we’re doing something dramatic.

March 20, 2015

Across the country, students and communities of color rise.

March 16, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/13/15?

March 13, 2015

Governor Cuomo's public school agenda puts both students and teachers in jeopardy. 

March 13, 2015

The Tennessee governor’s budget will subsidize students’ college tuition with cuts to college workers’ benefits.

March 6, 2015