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Photo of the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield
NIU’s Student Association will sponsor a trip to Springfield Wednesday, April 13, for a full day of student activism regarding MAP grants and the state budget. The bus will depart the east side of the Holmes Student Center at 6:30 a.m. Events begin at 10 a.m. with a pump-up rally at the University of Illinois...
College students rallied Wednesday in Springfield to urge continued funding of MAP grants.
[stream provider=rtmp flv=MAP.f4v embed=false share=false width=480 height=360 dock=false controlbar=bottom skin=five.zip bandwidth=high autostart=false streamer=rtmp://live.media.niu.edu/HD/MAP.f4v /]   Sixty-five NIU students rolled into Springfield on two buses Wednesday morning to protest potential cuts to the state’s Monetary Award Program (MAP) and address other issues impacting higher education. For many of the students, the MAP grant is a matter...