Tag: college

Berklee Musical Town Hall

HeadCount’s first-ever Musical Town Hall took place at the Berklee College of Music on October 20th, a gathering to show off new talent while encouraging democratic participation. Organized entirely by students at the Jackson Browne Stage in “the Caf,”, the event featured three student performers with a fantastic house band, and talks by student government representatives…

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How Green Is Your College?

Both the Sierra Club and the Princeton Review (the test-preparation service and consumer-guide publisher) have each released their latest lists of America’s greenest colleges. The Sierra Club’s gridlike list of “the Most Eco-Enlightened U.S. Colleges” (left) awarded its highest marks to the University of Colorado at Boulder based on the institution’s efficiency, energy, food, academics,…

Posted in Sustainability and Climate Change

Interest Rates on Student Loans Drop

Beginning July 1st, the first phase of largest college aid expansion in six decades kicks in, according to a release sent out from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. This was part of the number of bills pushed through Congress in 2006 when the New Direction Congress rolled into town. In efforts to help middle class…