Opinion: Free community college is needed first step

mortar boardWhat if two years of community-college education were free across the U.S.?

That proposal, which President Obama referenced in his State of the Union address, prompted UC Berkeley student Mojdeh Tarighat to join a national conversation on educational accessibility.

“I’ve often wondered if someday these expenses would not need to exist,” Tarighat says of college fees and college debt, in a personal opinion piece in the Daily Californian. Read the op-ed here.