Penn State students aren’t the only ones holding rallies on campus. This article in the Philadelphia Inquirer describes a rally that included not only Temple students, but residents of Philadelphia, also deeply effected by the education cuts, as well as union workers.
Penn State President Graham Spanier is quoted in this article out of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article mentions the extreme situation Penn State would be put in should this budget come to pass. It also touches on other cuts within the proposed budget affecting citizens across the commonwealth.
As Penn State students are in the midst of rallying against rising tuition costs, fellow Big Ten school University of Michigan makes the Princeton Review’s Best-Value Public Colleges for 2011. Congratulations Michigan! Check out the link from Huffington Post for the other 9 universities that made the cut.
With the state budget scheduled to be released from Gov. Corbett’s desk on March 8, Temple is preparing for the possibility that state appropriations, making up some 17 percent of their budget, will not be there, according to the article. Penn State could also see cuts in funding if appropriations to state related schools end up on the chopping block.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at students at American University in Cairo. As the protests continue students at American struggle to decide, or with the decision made for them, to leave Egypt.
President Barack Obama looks up at the crowd of students after delivering his speech on energy initiatives at Rec Hall on Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Kelley King/Collegian)
President Barack Obama gives a thumbs up to a crowd of Penn State students during his speech in Rec Hall on Thursday afternoon. Obama was at University Park Thursday for a few hours to speak about energy initiatives. (Photo by Chloe Elmer/Collegian)
We need you to be as proud of what goes on in the lab as you are of what the football team does on the field.”
— President Barack Obama, speaking at Rec Hall