The Student Loan Crisis

On July 1 subsided student loan rates doubled from 3.4% to 6.8% after congress failed to extend the lower rate. This year, an estimated 7 milllion college students are slated to take subsized Stafford loans. Outsized student loans have consistently increased over the last three decades. College graduates from the Class of 2013 now average $35,200 in debt. Both students…

Make A Difference

Young Democrats are a special breed. While youth involvement in politics is a perennial weak point in our political system, we have chosen to commit our time and energy to the making a difference and making change. We are voters, volunteers, campaign managers and activists. This is no accident. We are part of a generation that, 12 years ago, was…