student loans

Loan help for students struggling after Sandy
News Maggie Hayes 11/13/2012 at 6:01PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo is lifting the burden that Sandy placed upon students struggling to pay off school loans, allowing storm victims a grace period to get back on their feet. “We are working to provide New Yorkers recovering from Sandy with as much relief and support as possible,” said the governor. Cuomo directed the New [...]

$1 Trillion in Student Debt
$1 Trillion in Student Debt
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 5/07/2012 at 10:30AM

Here is what you can buy with $1 trillion: 5 million Lamborghinis, 15,000 private jets, 140 private islands and every team in baseball 16 times. Simply put, it is a lot of money. The number — which is much more jarring when written out, 1,000,000,000,000 — is also the amount of debt students in this [...]

Students protest $1 trillon in debt; protestor has 2 hour stand off with cops
Students protest $1 trillon in debt; protestor has 2 hour stand off with cops
News Billy Rennison 4/25/2012 at 11:07PM

On a day students protested college loan debt reaching $1 trillion, the most memorable moment came at a demonstration in front of a tuition-free university. Hundreds of protestors gathered at Union Square on Wednesday, April 25, for a “debt jubilee,” burning student loan documents and announcing their debt should be forgiven. “I have $50,000 in [...]

Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital
Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital
News Michael Pantelidis 4/22/2012 at 4:49PM

Stabbed police officer’s 4-year-old waits as he heals in hospital A 4-year-old girl has desperately waited to see her hero cop father since he was stabbed in the brain by a mental patient, a relative told the Daily News Saturday. “I wanna see my dad,” the little girl has been telling her family as her [...]