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Pell Grant cuts to be enacted fall 2012

February 2, 2012

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Students are feeling the squeeze from Capital Hill once again, with Congress voting in December to tighten Pell Grant restrictions, which will go into effect July 1, 2012. After a narrow miss from significant cuts during the...

Pell Grant Lives to Fight Another Day

September 7, 2011

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The Federal Pell Grant Program has survived another year in Washington after exhaustive bargaining during the debt ceiling crisis, ending in a rushed deal just two days before the Aug. 2 deadline. But the worry isn't over for stu...

Free from unrest

Free from unrest

March 4, 2011

Veteran’s benefits get facelift

February 1, 2011

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Veteran’s benefits are going through some remodeling. On Jan. 4, 2011 President Obama signed The Post-9/11 Veteran’s Education Assistance Improvement Act of 2010, also known as GI Bill 2.0. Under this new legislation...

Military reviews ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ policy

December 10, 2010

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates addressed the Senate on November 30, pushing them to repeal the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy before the year’s end, using data collected from a survey that showed it wouldn’t...

Report: Emmer to concede Minn. gov. race

December 7, 2010

Filed under Local & State, Nation & World, News, News in Brief

Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Delano) will concede the Minnesota gubernatorial race to DFL candidate Mark Dayton Wednesday morning, KSTP-TV's chief political reporter Tom Hauser announced on Twitter at 9:54 p.m. Tuesday night. The state...

MSCSA rocks Get Out the Vote campaign

September 9, 2010

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The 2010 election is coming up fast, and the Minnesota State College Association (MSCSA) is trying to get as many students registered to vote as possible. Not only is MSCSA looking to get students registered, but it is also...

MCTC Holds Discussion on Implications of 2010 Census for Communities

March 2, 2010

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A diverse gathering of people were present at a panel discussion and public forum focused on issues pertinent to the 2010 U.S. Census on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in the Helland Center Student Lounge. The event, entitled "The Census:...

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