Higher education, unlike K-12, is not mandatory. No one forces a high school senior to take out huge loans to attend a college they can’t afford. So why do we act as if the “student debt crisis” is part of the recession our country has suffered for the past several years? Perhaps the recession aggravated certain factors, the economy isn’t entirely at fault. It’s the student’s choice.
“What if we wrote a lesbian fairytale musical? Why are there no musicals about lesbians?!” That’s how Sara Stevens remembers the initial brainstorm for The Lesbian Fairytale Musical, a new show written by juniors Will Shishmanian and Sarah Kasulke.