WU students bucking national trend on loans

Although the national average for college students taking out loans has increased over the past years, similar trends were not observed at Washington University.

| Staff Reporter

A little love for the Fed, a little hate on the blowhards

The Fed has recently come under intense scrutiny after it was pressured to release documents detailing where the $3.3 trillion it issued in loans went.

| Forum Editor

Editorial Cartoon | Kate Oberg

Kate Oberg

Private loan companies get creative

Free iPods, cash rewards, official-looking federal government seals—these are just a few of the tactics that private loan companies have been using to lure students.

| Contributing Reporter