college

Higher Education
8:11 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

College-Bound Student From Eugene Testifies On Capitol Hill About Student Loan Debt

Amber Lee graduated in 2014 from Willamette High School in Eugene. She's here with her mom and older sister.
Credit Courtesy of Amber Lee

A college-bound student from Eugene testified Tuesday before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on what role the tax system plays in student loan debt.

Amber Lee told the Senate committee about growing up with a father addicted to crystal meth who had a gambling problem. From age 7, she knew she wanted to be a doctor. Lee hopes to fulfill that dream but knows it will be an expensive journey through college. She's starting at Portland State University in the fall.

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City Club of Eugene
10:42 am
Mon March 24, 2014

The Value Of A Liberal Arts Education

Meeting Date: Friday, March 21, 2014

Air Date: Monday, March 24, 2014

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