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The Reason Why Students Reacted So Strongly To The Death Of Osama Bin Laden

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The celebratory reaction among college students -- counter to the stereotypes of campuses as so far left-leaning that they are always anti-military -- raised questions about the current generation of college students and why so many reacted the way they did, and several experts on student behavior and attitudes were surprised by the spontaneous throngs. Many researchers point to 9/11 and say it had a broad impact on how young people view the world; others say it is the nature of the Millennial generation to want to gather at major historic moments.

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