http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x1957363860/Students-faculty-rally-for-less-expensive-college-experience Metro West, also ran in Milford Daily News
“A boisterous crowd of nearly a thousand students and faculty members gathered at the State House yesterday to lobby lawmakers for a better education at a lower cost. …”
Channel 22 http://www.wwlp.com/dpp/news/
“Students and professors from community colleges, state and public universities across the state lobbied lawmakers on Beacon Hill Thursday, asking for a 5 percent increase across the board for operating budgets in higher education….”
State House News http://archives.
“Hundreds of public university students fanned out across the capitol Thursday afternoon to convince lawmakers to invest more money in public higher education. As financial aid dwindles and state investments shrink, many students find it increasingly hard to come up with the money to complete a degree, students and advocates said….”
Springfield Republican (front page)
“Aviv Celine, a junior at the University of Massachusetts, says the costs of a college education are rising so fast that they could force some students to drop out of college….”
“Hundreds of public university and community college students fanned out across the State House last week to convince lawmakers to invest more money in public higher education.