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Some Columbia Students Plan to Withhold Tuition Payments if Price Not Lowered

Added 01-19-21 08:38:02am EST - “"We want a 10% increase in financial aid and a 10% decrease in tuition, but it should not come at the expense of workers and professors"” - Legalinsurrection.com

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“We want a 10% increase in financial aid and a 10% decrease in tuition, but it should not come at the expense of workers and professors”

Coronavirus Impact: Some Columbia University Students Say They’re Prepared To Withhold Payments If Tuition Isn’t Lowered

And now, some students at Columbia University say it should also impact how much they pay in tuition, and they’re prepared to go on strike from making payments, CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported Sunday.

Staying on top of his studies during the pandemic is tough enough for Columbia University sophomore Matthew Gamero, but the political science major is also helping organize a tuition strike.

“We want a 10% increase in financial aid and a 10% decrease in tuition, but it should not come at the expense of workers and professors,” Gamero said.

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