Tampa, Florida -- Imagine taking on two or three jobsand trying to take a full load of credits. Students at colleges around the country, includingthe University of South Florida, rallied to support education rights Wednesday.

The average USF student has more than $20,000 in student loan debt, and they're fed up with tuition hikes when they're already struggling to make ends meet.

Members of The Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society say it's taking longer and longer to get through school with loans following them throughout their lives.

The group also saysstudents needto fight back against free speech attacks, corporate influence on the Board of Trustees, and cuts to progressive studies.

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