Christopher Rivas

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Debt Buyers (HBO)

Companies that purchase debt cheaply then collect it aggressively are shockingly easy to start. We can prove it! 

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Debt Buyers (HBO)
Christopher Rivas

Heartbreaking Poem Will Strike Anyone With Student Loans to the Core

A couple of reasons why Yu hates student loans, as quoted from his striking poem, "Reasons Why I Hate Student Loans":

1. "They suck."

2. They burden a whole family. 

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Heartbreaking Poem Will Strike Anyone With Student Loans to the Core
Christopher Rivas

WHAT TO DO AFTER YOU GRADUATE COLLEGE

If you are lucky enough to be graduating today without any clue what about what you want to do with your future, no one’s ever been luckier than you. Please recognize that.

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WHAT TO DO AFTER YOU GRADUATE COLLEGE
Christopher Rivas

The Student Debt Sentence

The reform to higher education in England, which among other things tripled annual university tuition fees, sparked mass protests in 2010. In the lead up to the general election on May 7, only 0.3 percent of the policy debates dealt with the contentious issue of higher education. 

VICE News follows students who feel let down by those in power and are once again taking to the streets and occupying their campuses. They are taking direct action against the new loan-backed fees system, which they fear is a ticking debt bomb, and their universities being turned into profit-driven corporations, rather than places to expand the mind.

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The Student Debt Sentence