Students Try to Break Taboo Around Social Class on Campus

Andrew Shurtleff for The Chronicle

Ashley Blackwell, Katy Hutto, and Heather Berg (left to right) started a group to spark candid discussions about socioeconomic class at the U. of Virginia.
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When Heather Berg arrived at the University of Virginia in the fall of 2011, she was struck by the seemingly posh lifestyle many of her fellow students enjoyed. Dressing up for football games, going out to dinner on a whim, paying the steep admission...

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