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'Ivory Tower' Explores Crushing Cost of US College Education

It’s a hot, muggy day at Port City Brewery in Old Town Alexandria, just a stone’s throw from Washington D.C., but the heat does not slow down Brandon Attilis, a college student who spends summers working for extra cash.   The money will come in handy when he is away at college renting a house with two of his friends.  “My parents are paying the cost of the house, but I’m paying utilities," Brandon said. "So, between the two, it’s still less expensive than actually...

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