Tuesday, December 4, 2007

How Do You Raise Money For Rising College Tuition Costs?

Andrew Butler should be a junior at the University of Toledo, where the theater major would be starring in school plays, maybe one day headed to Hollywood or Broadway.
Christopher Avery should be a sophomore at the University of Cincinnati, an engineering major with a lucrative career ahead.
Instead, the men are going to prison for at least 20 years because they tried to raise tuition money with two armed holdups last summer.

You can read more here.

Some questions:
-Do you think the end justifies the means?
-What does it say when two young "men" rob to pay for education?
-Is this societies fault? Should we pity these two young men?
-How does one mentally connect needing cash to discharging firearms, kidnapping, and armed robbery?
-Should Universities be allowed to raise tuition on existing students?

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