“COLLEGE STUDENTS BACKING SANDERS, IF NOT ALL HIS IDEAS”
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2016:
“WORCESTER – Some answer a little sheepishly. Others, like they had just been waiting for someone to ask. So, who are college-aged voters supporting in this year’s presidential election?
…Even students who are backing Mr. Sanders as a candidate aren’t entirely sold on the last plan. Some others, like Worcester State sophomore Alexandria Murphy, who described herself as a fiscal conservative and learning toward Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio in the election, didn’t hide their criticism of the idea.
“Education, from my standpoint, is a privilege – if you want it, you should pay for it,” said Ms. Murphy, who would be attending Worcester State at no cost under Mr. Sanders’ proposal. “Nothing’s free in America. Somebody would be paying (for free college) – one way or another, it would come out through taxes…”