USA: Belle Knox and the student finance crisis
Student and adult performer, Belle Knox has been highlighting the student finance situation in the USA.
Belle writes for Time magazine where she critisises the student loans and finance in the US. She reports that now she has a (very famous!) income as a porn star, she has now lost her $13,000 per year aid and now faces $62,000 per year fees at the prestigious University, Duke.
Belle explains how the sky high fees were one of the reasons for her entering into work in the adult entertainment industry. Belle says:
‘I’m in that middle-class bind where many students find themselves. My parents make too much on paper to qualify for sufficient aid, but not enough to afford $47,000 a year. Alas, the plight of a middle-class student’
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