Historian Robert Beachy is the author of the new book "Gay Berlin: Birthplace of A Modern Identity," about the gay subculture that flourished in Berlin between World War I and the rise of the Nazis.
Is college an imperative?
In his State of the Union address, President Obama said higher education "is an economic imperative that every family in America should be able to afford." Do you share the president's views on the importance of a college education? What does "affordable" mean to you? What does a college education mean to you?