Just got this from the Minnesota State University Student Association, the organization that represents students in Minnesota’s state-run universities.
They’re nervous that a government shutdown would ruin both summer classes and fall semester for those students who register, get financial aid and take care of other administrative chores in the summer. (Not to mention delaying graduation for some.)
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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.