Illinois Times http://wuis.org en Debt Is Crushing College Students http://wuis.org/post/debt-crushing-college-students <p>It costs more to go to college these days.&nbsp; And the way many afford it is to take out loans.&nbsp; Paying that money back can be more difficult that most realize. The average college student leaves school with more than $26,000 of debt and a growing number are defaulting on their loans.&nbsp;</p><p>Zach Baliva wrote the cover story on the topic in the current edition of the <a href="http://www.illinoistimes.com/Springfield/">Illinois Times.</a>&nbsp; He is also hoping to make a <a href="http://deferredmovie.com/">documentary film</a> about student debt.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 8865 at http://wuis.org Debt Is Crushing College Students IT's Bruce Rushton Explores 'Epidemic' Of Heroin Abuse http://wuis.org/post/its-bruce-rushton-explores-epidemic-heroin-abuse <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The number of heroin users and associated overdose deaths seems to have gone up in recent years. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:30:54 +0000 Rachel Otwell 5760 at http://wuis.org IT's Bruce Rushton Explores 'Epidemic' Of Heroin Abuse