Matthew Arrojas is a news reporter at BestColleges covering higher education issues and policy. He previously worked as the hospitality and tourism news reporter at the South Florida Business Journal. He also covered higher education policy issues as a student at the University of Florida, where he graduated with a BA in journalism.
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Report: College Enrollment Continues Pandemic Plummet
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center data show enrollment down 6.5% since fall 2019, the sharpest two-year drop in the last 50 years.
New Bill Would Reduce Student Loan Debt, Fund Workforce Training
The Pay Down, Upskill Act would pay off up to $10,000 in undergraduate student loans per person.
Everything Biden Said About Higher Ed in CNN Town Hall
The president confirmed free community college had been scrapped from his Build Back Better plan and proposed an increase in Pell Grant payments instead.
Howard University Students Protest Unsafe Housing Conditions
Students launched the #BlackburnTakeover movement on October 12 with a sit-in and social media campaign documenting poor living conditions.