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University Graduate Students Walk Out To Protest Tax Plan That Hurts Them

Grad students around the country walked out of classes, office hours, and research labs to protest the House tax plan. Many who are already struggling financially said the bill would hit them hard.
Harvard graduate student Jack Nicoludis (right), who helped organize a campus protest on Wednesday, says the House tax bill would more than double his taxes. "This plan is going to be disastrous for higher ed," he says. Source: Chris Arnold

Graduate students around the country walked out of their classes, office hours, and research labs to protest the House Republican tax plan Wednesday.

"This plan is going to be disastrous for higher ed," said Jack Nicoludis, a Harvard graduate student in chemistry, who helped organize a protest on the campus. He said the bill would more than double his taxes.

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