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Purdue Takes A Stand For Free Speech, No Matter How Offensive Or Unwise

Purdue Takes A Stand For Free Speech, No Matter How Offensive Or Unwise

Tyler Kingkade  05.15.2015
Purdue University has become the first public institution of higher education to adopt a free speech policy called the "Chicago principles,"...
Tufts Students Go On Hunger Strike Over Janitor Layoffs

Tufts Students Go On Hunger Strike Over Janitor Layoffs

AP  05. 4.2015
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- Five students at Tufts University began a hunger strike Sunday over the university's plans to cut about 35 janitorial...
Kent State and the Frisbee Revolution

Kent State and the Frisbee Revolution

Michael Winship  05. 3.2015
Thinking I'd write a piece on the 45th anniversary of the deaths at Kent State, I realized I'd already written it -- five years ago. There's...
Cornell Threatens To Arrest Student Activists After Protest Against Health Care Fee

Cornell Threatens To Arrest Student Activists After Protest Against Health Care Fee

Tyler Kingkade  04.29.2015
Cornell University administrators and police called multiple activists in for "interrogations" about recent protests, and threatened at...
Your Role in the Movement to End Campus Sexual Assault

Your Role in the Movement to End Campus Sexual Assault

Kirby Dick  04.27.2015
Students who experience sexual violence should know that they are never alone, and there are many ways to ask for help, from contacting...
These Campus Activists Are Pushing Back On Abortion Stigma One Sticker At A Time

These Campus Activists Are Pushing Back On Abortion Stigma One Sticker At A Time

Mic  04.20.2015
One in 3 American women will have an abortion in her lifetime. And yet, the issue is undeniably one of the most stigmatized, politically...
Spartans Move Beyond Coal

Spartans Move Beyond Coal

Mary Anne Hitt  04.17.2015
Michigan State University announced that it will retire the largest on-campus coal plant in the U.S. by 2016 -- making it the 188th coal...
Amid Calls To Divest, Some Universities Focus On Making Research Labs More Efficient

Amid Calls To Divest, Some Universities Focus On Making Research Labs More Efficient

04.16.2015
While only 22 U.S. colleges and universities have actually agreed to sell their shares in oil and coal companies, more than 50 have committed...
Calling For Divestment, Harvard Protesters Blockade Administration Building

Calling For Divestment, Harvard Protesters Blockade Administration Building

Harvard Crimson  04.13.2015
Members and supporters of the activist group Divest Harvard began a planned blockade of three entrances to Massachusetts Hall on Sunday...
UVA Students Push To Remove Liquor Agents' Ability To Arrest People

UVA Students Push To Remove Liquor Agents' Ability To Arrest People

Tyler Kingkade  03.25.2015
University of Virginia students are pushing the state government to take the power to arrest people away from the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage...
Student Protestors Block Entrances To University Of California Santa Cruz

Student Protestors Block Entrances To University Of California Santa Cruz

AP  03. 5.2015
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- Student protesters are blocking all entrances to the University of California, Santa Cruz, campus as part of...

Green Light in the Southern Appalachians: How We Became the First Institution Below the Mason Dixon Line to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Robert J. Cabin  02.23.2015
The movement to divest from fossil fuels has become the fastest divestment campaign in history. To date, over 180 institutions and cities...
Students Fight to Keep Affordable College From Becoming Extinct

Students Fight to Keep Affordable College From Becoming Extinct

Jessica Adair  02.19.2015
Much attention has rightly been paid to reforming student loans, such as making sure borrowers can refinance high-interest loans and expanding...
Harvard Divestment Activists Get Extra Alumni Support Ahead Of Court Hearing

Harvard Divestment Activists Get Extra Alumni Support Ahead Of Court Hearing

Tyler Kingkade  02.17.2015
Climate change activists at Harvard University told The Huffington Post this week that they feel optimistic heading into a court hearing...