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"We are very hopeful that the cry from one end of America to the other — 'take this student loan debt off our backs' — will be heard in the White House."
As economic activity slows amid the coronavirus response in New York and elsewhere, calls for widespread debt relief are becoming more urgent.
The average NYC student owes $35,100 in loans.
The United States has $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, and a lot of it lives here.
"At the end of the day, you're talking about households that don't have nearly as much wealth to fall back on."
"If they don't succeed, then Cooper Union's just going to fail in every respect...And if they do succeed, then it's not the Cooper Union."
This week's NY Times millennial explainer comes courtesy of the student loan crisis.
Shockingly, being beleaguered by the weight of many, many thousand dollars owed to the government or a private bank means you're probably less inclined to buy things like houses and cars.
It has been one busy afternoon by Cooper Union!
Students graduating from college in 2010 had an average debt load of $25,250, up five percent from 2009.