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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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Trips by*

Sampak Garg


Total cost of 8 trips: $12,332.29


Trips traveled under the office of John Conyers

Destination: LOS ANGELES, LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,800.95
source

Destination: 2/22 DULLES TO SFO 2/23 TOUR OF GENERTECH
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,342.35
source

Destination: DULLES-SAN FRANCISCO-PALO ALTO-MONTEREY
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,712.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Vanguard Media
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON PAYOLA IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AT RADIO INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
Date: May 10, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $706.50
source

Destination: SFO
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: FACT-FINDING ON BIOTECH INDUSTRY: PATENT LAWS, STEM CELL RESEARCH, ETC.
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,683.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON NATIONAL-NEW ORLEANS-DC
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING RE: CABLE AND BROADCAST TELEVISION ISSUES (SHVIA)
Date: May 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,493.21
source

Destination: DCA, LAS VEGAS, IAD
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BRIEFINGS/DISCUSSIONS - FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,923.83
source

Destination: ASPEN
Sponsor: Progress & Freedom Foundation
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON COPYRIGHT POLICY
Date: Aug 20, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,670.45
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sampak Garg.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.