Showcasing stories in which students were able to defy, and in some cases, even benefit from, their rurality to achieve their goals.
September 6, 2023
Rural students face a unique housing challenge even among Gen Zers: shortages, rising rents, and barriers from landlords.
August 23, 2023
A first-generation senior finds her college path, with help from an adviser who had walked it before
Everything changed for Ashlee Villarreal when she met Evelyn Irigoyen-Aguirre, who is part of the Kansas State Advising Corps.
July 26, 2023
How a community college helped Walla Walla become a wine lover's paradise.
July 12, 2023
‘Everybody assumes that it’s like the rest of California and it’s not’: Rural LGBTQ students and administrators describe campus strife.
In rural and conservative-leaning towns and cities across California, LGBTQ+ student groups are small in number and face homophobic and transphobic incidents on and off campus. Some help is on the way.
June 15, 2023
A rural town, a fleeing flagship, and faltering faith in higher ed.
May 31, 2023