Reece Johnson is the editorial director for news and data. He writes about the future of work and higher education, student political activism, and expanding educational opportunities. Reece holds a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. His work has been cited by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Brookings.
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Lower Trust Among Women, LGBTQ+ Students Entering Midterms
A new BestColleges survey reveals that women and LGBTQ+ students are less likely to vote in the 2022 midterms and less likely to feel represented in U.S. politics.
Students Divided on Affirmative Action but Support College Diversity
A new BestColleges survey shows that while the majority of students support campus diversity, they are split on whether they support affirmative action.
Nearly Half of College Students Expect Positive Impacts From Loan Forgiveness
A new BestColleges survey also shows that while the majority of students favor some form of federal student loan forgiveness, less than a quarter believe Biden's plan goes far enough.
Inflation and Abortion, Not Student Debt, Are Top Election Issues for College Students
A new BestColleges survey suggests that the economy, inflation, and abortion are the most important midterm election issues for current and prospective college students.