The UPUA Elections Commission put up a video late last week of the Presidential candidates speaking about their tuition plans. They all say basically the same thing, but Gavin Keirans and Samantha Miller came out looking better than Nick Borsuk.
Every organization who participates in THON deserves recognition for its dedication and activities, but some organizations rank among the top fundraisers nearly every year — and they prefer to keep it that way.
To paraphrase Mark Twain: The reports of higher education’s death have been an exaggeration. American universities produce more research and relevant knowledge for the world at large than any other institutions I know of. Tuition may be too damn high, but over the long-run, undergraduate degrees are definitely worth the cost. But Penn State could be so much more. It used to be, I think.