Sunshine Anderson was at Mills College’s annual welcoming ceremony in 2017 when the liberal arts college revealed its big news: It was slashing its tuition by more than a third.
Elated, the history major, who is now a senior, immediately spread the word on Twitter and recalled thinking: “Oh, my God, this is going to make a huge difference!”
In the end, it didn’t. Mx. Anderson, who uses gender-neutral pronouns, paid Mills about as much as before tuition was reduced.