I’ve been following the “West Side Warriors,” Austin Career Education Academy’s team for the 12th annual Louder Than a Bomb festival. The young poets are looking to create a new culture among the city’s youth

Part 1: The first bout


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Here’s a three-part series about the looming higher education crisis I wrote in October/November 2011 for the Columbia Chronicle.

Part 1: Default, debt hint at trouble in long term for millennials

Part 2: History of student loans shows trends in all the worst directions

Part 3: Experts chime in on long- and short-term solutions to debt crisis