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Why This College Senior Is Protesting Ladies' Night At His Local Bar

Why This College Senior Is Protesting Ladies' Night At His Local Bar

Rahel Gebreyes  09.22.2014
Some University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill students are protesting the "patriarchal culture" within the party scene at their campus. On...
Lies My Corporate Ed Reformers Told Me: The Truth About Teacher Tenure and the Civil Rights Movement

Lies My Corporate Ed Reformers Told Me: The Truth About Teacher Tenure and the Civil Rights Movement

09.12.2014
When so called "reformers" like Campbell Brown try to make the case that tenure extends teachers an unfair guarantee of employment unlike...

Buddy, Can You Paradigm? Occupy's National Gathering 2014 Meets Sacramento

07.28.2014
They're baaaaaaaack. Actually, they never left, and to prove it Occupy Wall Street stalwarts are launching the movement's third national...
Duke University Building Will No Longer Honor White Supremacist

Duke University Building Will No Longer Honor White Supremacist

Nina Friend  06.19.2014
Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead announced Monday the school is renaming a building that was dubbed in honor of a white supremacist. Aycock...
Graduation Ceremonies Turned Into Silent Protests At Elite Universities

Graduation Ceremonies Turned Into Silent Protests At Elite Universities

Nina Friend  06.16.2014
Many students saw this year's commencement season as a time for solidarity, and not necessarily celebration. Students at elite universities...
Don't Major In Intolerance

Don't Major In Intolerance

05.30.2014
Universities lie at the heart of the American experiment in democracy. They are places where people of all backgrounds and beliefs can...
Harvard Students Stage Silent Sexual Assault Protest At Commencement (PHOTOS)

Harvard Students Stage Silent Sexual Assault Protest At Commencement (PHOTOS)

Tyler Kingkade  05.29.2014
Graduating students at Harvard University donned red tape on their caps and gowns during commencement exercises Thursday in Cambridge,...
Cooper Union Profs, Students, Sue To Block Tuition

Cooper Union Profs, Students, Sue To Block Tuition

05.28.2014
Cooper Union, the prestigious university for art, architecture and engineering, was slammed with a lawsuit from professors, alumni and...
The Next Generation of Activists Is Keeping Us Honest

The Next Generation of Activists Is Keeping Us Honest

04.28.2014
From where I sit, today's youth are far more engaged, far more concerned and truthfully, more prepared to deal with roadblocks than my...
Students Protest Against USC's Ties To Jansport, University Calls Their Parents

Students Protest Against USC's Ties To Jansport, University Calls Their Parents

Allison Bresnick  04.28.2014
The University of Southern California took the unusual step of calling the parents of student protesters who had staged a sit-in outside...
Becoming an Activist Saved My Life After I Was Sexually Assaulted

Becoming an Activist Saved My Life After I Was Sexually Assaulted

04. 9.2014
At age 12, I survived incest and a lot of bullying, which led to the development of an eating disorder. My body became my own personal...
Dartmouth Students Confront President Over Campus Climate

Dartmouth Students Confront President Over Campus Climate

Tyler Kingkade  04. 2.2014
A group of Dartmouth College students staged an overnight sit-in Tuesday at the office of the Ivy League university's president, demanding...

When Girls Are Part of the Solution Everyone Benefits

03. 7.2014
Our journey began in March 2013 with the creation of Project Impact, an arts-based leadership workshop for teen trafficking survivors....

Hungarian Students Resist

01.13.2014
The Student Network in Hungary has been one of the most vocal and visible opponents of the current government. When I was in Budapest last...