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Students Beat Back Multimillion-Dollar Banking Lobby to Eliminate Fees on Campus Debit Cards

On Friday, the Department of Education released a draft regulation that offers new protections to students who rely on financial aid to pay for expenses after tuition, such as books, rent, and groceries. Currently, banks and financial firms partner with colleges and universities to disburse the remaining balance on students’ financial aid after tuition is […]

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May 19, 2015
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Student Aid Bill of Rights

On March 10th, 2015 President Obama released The Student Aid Bill of Rights. This plan seeks to address the millions of people within the US with student debt as well as those trying to finance their college education. The President and Vice President of USSA, Maxwell Love and Alexandra Flores- Quilty respectively, released the following […]

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Mar 10, 2015
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Absolutely Free Higher Education in the US

A week ago, the President called for tuition-free community college in the United States. We welcome the President to the fight for absolutely free public higher education in the United States, a fight USSA has been waging since 1958. Thanks to our historian Angus Johnston for doing archival work to make this overview of resolutions […]

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Jan 15, 2015
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Students Hold Vigils in Rememberance of Michael Brown and Speak out Against Police Brutality

Today would have been Michael Brown’s first day of college. Instead of beginning a new chapter in his life—his family and friends are attending his funeral. Michael Brown was a victim of police brutality which ended his life at the young age of 18. Respect and Justice need to be paid to Michael Brown, his […]

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Aug 24, 2014
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