05/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

To Fight Cuts, Nevada Students Take To Their Computers

Facebook groups, petitions, angry letters and plans for meetings and rallies sprung up on campus last week as students in more than a dozen [University of Nevada] programs prepared to fight to keep their majors from being cut.

The online groups, with names like "Save CABNR," gained thousands of members within days, the online petitions already have hundreds of signatures and news reports have aired from media outlets around the Truckee Meadows with messages from affected students.

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