#‎TheRealUW‬ is when you travel to the White House to share your story, your work and your recommendations and the next day you and your story as a homeless, first-generation, low-income, disabled, FAFSA-Independent McNair Scholar with $70,000 in student loan debt are featured in an op-ed in the New York Times in December 2015, raising the issue of rising tuition and skyrocketing cost of living as well as the changing demographics and identities of college-goers today …

… and UW puts your New York Times op-ed on the front page of the wisc.edu website to make a branding profit from it …

… and never responds to the student and the issues featured.

Brooke Evans