Daily Archives: September 25, 2011

UP

UP 240%: student fees at CSU (since 1998)

UP 66%: CSU Chancellor Carroll Reed’s salary (since 1998)

UP $100,000,000: additional budget cuts to CSU expected in December, on top of $650,000,000 in cuts this Fall

UP to 14.8% (official, though likely it’s larger): unemployment rate for Americans age 20-24 (August 2011)

UP to $850,000,000,000: total student loan debt, a figure higher than all credit card debt in the United States

sources: http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_18960854

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/09/whos-had-the-worst-recession-boomers-millennials-or-gen-xers/245056/

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/130511708.html