Our Voices

In the Field-August 2018

In the Field-August 2018

By Matt Frentz On the first of this month we got to share our #ZeroDebt message with a fantastic group of young people from the Forest Foundation, all of whom dedicated their summers working for Boston-based nonprofits. Not only did Bob get a chance to engage these...

Campus Update-August 2018

Campus Update-August 2018

  Bu Matt Frentz August was a busy month for our campus team! Our leaders participated in protests, collected hundreds of petition signatures, and spent the final weeks of summer preparing to launch their #ZeroDebt campaigns on their respective campuses. As we...

Limited by Loans

Limited by Loans

  By Yeidimar Ramos I feel that student loans exist to tie us to a system and do not to provide us the opportunity to grow academically and be professionally free. The average tuition to attend college in United States is ridiculously high. Many students here...

Graduate School: Not just a privilege

Graduate School: Not just a privilege

  By Severin Pabingui Ten years ago, I immigrated to the United States as an international student to pursue my master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program that was out of reach in my native country, the Central African Republic. Being an...

The Impact of 3.5%

The Impact of 3.5%

  By Tinga Adiang Applying to college can be really stressful, so when you get those acceptance letters you feel lucky. You feel as though somewhere wants you. So when I got accepted to St. Lawrence I was so excited, and luckily I got a huge financial package to...

Finding Common Ground

Finding Common Ground

  By Matt Frentz On Tuesday, our team of campus leaders hit the streets of Boston to collect petition signatures. We set up a table on the Boston Common and headed out with clipboards in hand. We spent the wonderfully sunny afternoon talking to people of all ages...