HackCollege Season 2 Episode 5 – Obama/McCain on College
A special election episode featuring the issues that students care about. Also — do students understand RSS?
Topics this week:
Presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain weigh in on the issues students care about:
- Student loans: In light of recent scandals, what will the fed do?
- Science and Technology: with the U.S. behind the curve, both parties have plans.
- College costs: As tuition constantly rises, how will McCain and Obama keep things sane?
- Federal Funding: Earmarks direct Congressional spending towards universities, but the schools might be better without them.
- The Drinking Age: The Amethyst Initiative has made this something worth talking about. And both of the candidates have weighed in.
Plus, we asked 101 students: What is RSS? Their answers might surprise you.
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