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Ivory Tower: The Increasing Costs and Decreasing Benefits of Higher Education

Nell Minow | Posted 08.27.2014 | Education
Nell Minow

Andrew Rossi's new documentary, Ivory Tower, looks at higher education today, especially the vertiginously escalating tuition costs and the consequences of those costs, from crushing debt burdens on young graduates to the compromises schools make to attract students who are able to pay full price.

Week in Film: 22 Jump Street, The Signal and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After I saw 22 Jump Street, I noted publicly that, while it was funnier than 21 Jump Street, so was my root canal. (Although the latter did include laughing gas.) Still, the bar wasn't particularly high.

The Intentional Community of Deep Springs College

Frank H. Wu | Posted 03.14.2015 | College
Frank H. Wu

Descriptions of the school invariably make it seem strange, almost alarming to the parents who drop off their gifted progeny at the gate displaying the "swinging T" brand (as impressed by the hot iron on the cows).

America's CHEAPEST Colleges (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Despite the deluge of colleges joining the $50,000-plus tuition club, it's still possible to get an education for a reasonable price -- sometimes for ...