Winter 2018

Cover Story

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Roughly 30 percent of all entering freshmen on any given college campus are first-generation college students, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That percentage goes up when you loosen the definition of “first generation” — some define it as a student whose parents didn’t obtain at least a four-year degree.

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Big Shot

Chris Clemons burst onto the national stage as a sophomore last year. He proved he belonged there this year.