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Breaking the Bank

Oct 31, 2017 - Comments: 0

"Being in the business college, I understand the importance of needing to know about the national debt. By participating in the ONU Up to Us trivia night I was able to learn more about the national debt in a fun interactive way," stated Joe French, member of the winning team at Up to Us trivia night.

ONU Students Launch National Debt Awareness Campaign

Feb 15, 2016 - Comments: 0

The national debt is higher than ever and millennials are not aware of the issue. Once again, ONU students are hitting hard on the national debt this year. They are taking part in the annual Up to Us competition, which challenges college students across the nation to bring attention to the long-term fiscal path of the country. Ohio Northern University is one of 53 colleges working to engage, educate and inspire action among millennials on the national debt.

It's Up to Us, millennials

Feb 13, 2015 - Comments: 0

The U.S. national debt currently totals over $18 trillion. By 2022, the federal government will spend more on interest payments than it has spent on infrastructure, education, research and development combined. Social Security is projected to run permanent cash deficits totaling $2.8 trillion between now and 2033, when the trust fund will be depleted. These numbers all seem significant, but what are we doing as a country to change them?

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