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A sinking economy sparks scholarships
Winter 2010
Two years ago, Lou Pepper watched the bank he once managed become the largest bank failure in U.S. history.Pepper, a former Washington State University regent, had retired from Washington Mutual in the early 1990s when the bank was sound. But then ...
Categories: Campus life, WSU students
Tags: Economy, Scholarships, Financial aid, College costs


The Higher Costs of College
Fall 2008
When it comes to paying the tuition, creative savvy may be a Cougar characteristic. Some do the expected—sell blood at the plasma center in Pullman, offer themselves up for psychology studies on campus, and find jobs either at the university or at a local restaurant. Others, over history, have been even more creative.
Categories: Campus life
Tags: Tuition, College costs


If you don't ask...
Fall 2008
Tiffany Ludka ‘04 has a piece of advice for students with big bills: It never hurts to ask for help. During her first year of medical school at the University of Washington, the Colfax native hit on the idea of asking the medical community in h...
Categories: Campus life
Tags: College costs, Financial aid


Book burden
Winter 2006
It's not news to anyone that textbooks are among a student's biggest expenses. But some of us have figured ways around paying the high prices.This fall, I coaxed my freshman sister, Kaytee, into sharing her book for the human development class we ...
Categories: Campus life, WSU students
Tags: Books, College costs