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College Activism

The Next Generation of Activists Is Keeping Us Honest

Claire N. Kaplan | Posted 06.28.2014 | College
Claire N. Kaplan

From where I sit, today's youth are far more engaged, far more concerned and truthfully, more prepared to deal with roadblocks than my generation, and they expect to carry on that activism after graduation.

Mobilizing Towards Reproductive Justice?

Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland

This week the Supreme Court blocked an emergency application to overturn a recent law that will close one-third of abortion clinics in Texas. This law is already affecting the lives of thousands of women by denying them access to safe terminations.

Tyler Kingkade

LOOK: 'Surviving In Numbers' Tells The Aftermath Of Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.03.2013 | College

In October, three years after she was sexually assaulted, Ali Safran returned to the spot near a lake in Newton, Mass., where she said she was attacke...

Graduates, Put Your Beliefs Into Action

Mary Ellen Jebbia | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Mary Ellen Jebbia

Wherever our journeys take us, we must continue the act of using our passion and expertise to create a better world. I urge us to take the difficult street, and to reap the reward.

In Defense of Hypocrisy

The Cornell Sun | Posted 06.12.2012 | College
The Cornell Sun

As a white activist, I get this a lot. What does a white liberal weekend revolutionary know about police brutality? What gives me the cultural authority to quote the poetry of Gil Scott-Heron? And who the hell do I think I am?

Occupy Research: Methods and Tools for a Decentralized Future

Amelia Marzec | Posted 01.25.2012 | Technology
Amelia Marzec

To decrease reliance on corporate media, protestors are moving towards building their own open source tools. Hackathons have been organized in New York, Boston, DC and San Francisco. The projects are available on Github so different camps can download and run them locally.

Occupying Academic Freedom

Patricia McGuire | Posted 01.23.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Higher education is in trouble right now --- and it's not just because of the scandal at Penn State. The real trouble that higher education is in goes to the soul of our existence as institutions supposedly dedicated to the free search for truth.

Egyptian Expats Give a Shout Out to the Homeland at the University of Minnesota

Adam Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

The elation Egyptians feel over Mubarak's resignation isn't just limited to Tahrir Square -- Egyptian-Americans at the University of Minnesota have been outspoken every step of the way.