Massachusetts Daily Collegian

House reduces maximum award amount for Pell Grant

By Melanie Muller

March 3, 2011

Filed under Campus News

A recent decision by the United States House of Representatives to cut the maximum amount of money awarded to federal Pell Grant recipients has drawn sharp criticism from many in the education community and from local politici...

Public higher ed struggles to fill budget gap

By R.P. Hitt

January 26, 2011

Filed under Business, Campus News

Ben Taylor, a University of Massachusetts senior, faces the grim reality of having to pay back over $30 thousand in debt after graduation. He, like many other soon-to-be college graduates, not only face mounting debt, but an incr...