Accomplishments

In the News:

The Current: UMSL Student Debt Documentary Debuts

People’s World: Student loan rates set to double as July 1 deadline looms

Riverfront Times: Student Loan Rates Double, Missouri College Groups Push For Action in D.C. to Stop Hikes

Wall Street Journal: Wanted: Jobs for the New ‘Lost’ Generation

Actions:

In July 2013, YSTL hosted an action outside of Senator Roy Blunt’s office in St. Louis to protest the doubling of interest rates on student loans. The action resulted in a meeting which had originally been denied. Blunt Rally KTRS: Area students protest inaction on student loan rate hikes

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