Topic: Oregon House

Free tuition? Sounds too good to be true (and it kind of is)

By on Monday, Jan. 20 at 5:48 pm.

Pick a university, any university. Don’t worry about the money: Oregon will pick up the check. That is, until you graduate. In essence, that’s the plan behind HB 3472. On the same day that Congress voted to double the interest rate to subsidized Stafford Loans, the Oregon House of Representatives and Senate voted unanimously to […]

Tuition equity bill passes Oregon House, heads to Senate

By on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1:15 pm.

Over half the room silently rose to their feet, their hands joined and raised up to the ceiling, at the moment Oregon’s tuition equity bill passed through the State of Oregon’s House last Friday. University of Oregon student Tania Sarabia was among those standing. Along with other members of the UO’s Chicano student group, MEChA, […]