The cost of college tuition — and the resulting student debt incurred by students — has skyrocketed in recent decades.
Media Research Center TV reporter Dan Joseph ventured onto the campus of George Mason University — where fancy landscaping features are abundant and student yoga is readily available — to find out if anyone knows why. Spoiler: They don’t.
Joseph spoke randomly to about a dozen students — and three parents, and someone dressed up in a ridiculous pig costume. None of them had any inkling why they are paying so much for college — or for a $104 paperback guide to writing, or a $183 textbook on abnormal psychology or a $315 calculus textbook. (RELATED: Understanding The Higher Education Bubble Through Caddyshack)
Several interviewees felt very confident that lots of free money from the government is the answer, though.