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Students, financial aid office react to debt plan

President Barack Obama’s recently announced student loan relief plan has Butler University students hoping for change—­the kind that doesn’t involve an increase in tuition prices and loan interest rates. More than 80 percent of Butler students receive financial aid, and each year the university awards more than $3.8 million to help meet this need. Even

Obama budget filled with job killing taxes

In “The Obama Budget,” an article published in the February 23 issue of The Collegian, I talked about President Obama’s proposed budget for the 2012 fiscal year. Since then, the president has made some adjustments. Unfortunately, I still feel that the president simply does not understand the flaws of his proposals and that major changes

Despite Republican complaints on president’s plan, coalition is way to go

To respectfully disagree with Karl Rove and most of the Republican presidential hopefuls, I believe the President’s coalition is the right solution to Moammar Gadhafi and Libya’s civil war. President Obama probably should have asked for a declaration of war against Gadhafi’s Libya. But there is a precedent for U.S. police action. Both the Korean