Several state legislators have received this video, produced by students at Central Lakes College — recently voted one of the top 120 U.S. community colleges by the Aspen Institute — in which students answer the question, “Why is Central Lakes College important to you?”
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.