Metro fare increase troubles students

By Marcus Camacho As if dealing with finances wasn’t stressful enough, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) raised their bus fare prices last week, making it more difficult for college students to stay within their budget. This will not affect or bother students that own a car or hitch rides from friends and family members, but for students who take the bus, the changes in the Metro fare…

September 23, 2014

Higher Education, higher prices

By Amanda Mayberry As a result of recent budget cuts, the Los Angeles Community College District has discontinued the $15 a semester I-TAP program, and is now offering the College/Vocational TAP. The College/Vocational TAP allows students to buy monthly reduced passes for $36 per month. Students who have 12 units or more must fill out an application,which can be found at the fiscal office on campus or on the Los…

September 22, 2011