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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

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...
2 New York Colleges Draft Rules That Restrict Protests

2 New York Colleges Draft Rules That Restrict Protests

12.12.2013
At Cooper Union, it was outrage over a new tuition policy. At City College, it was anger over the closing of a community center. At both...
To Nelson Mandela, My Favorite College Professor

To Nelson Mandela, My Favorite College Professor

12. 5.2013
A political prisoner changed my life. That man, now free -- always free, really -- wore number 466 at Robben Island prison in South Africa....
LOOK: Banksy Street Art Painted Over As Student Protest

LOOK: Banksy Street Art Painted Over As Student Protest

Tyler Kingkade  10.14.2013
A group of student activists from Cooper Union, an arts and engineering college in New York City, has claimed credit for transforming over...
These Activists Might Be Winning

These Activists Might Be Winning

Tyler Kingkade  10. 1.2013
The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network celebrated its 10th annual "RAINN Day" Thursday with participation on approximately 300 college...