Ohio Student Association Organizes ‘Student Debt Zombies Rally’
Higher Ed, Not Debt partner, the Ohio Student Association, organized a Halloween-based rally at Ohio State University on Saturday to highlight the struggles of paying off student debt. Students in zombie-themed attire gathered on other Ohio campuses, too, for the event. At Ohio State, they passed out pamphlets comparing candidates in the upcoming election.
As Rachael Collyer painted her face a zombie mess of purple and black paint yesterday, she kept thinking about the student debt she is racking up at Ohio State University.
“I look scary, but what’s scarier is how much I owe,” said Collyer, 21, a senior from Cleveland Heights studying English and Spanish. “I owe them $23,000 right now.”
Read more from The Columbus Dispatch.
Posted on 3 November 2014
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