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Student Activism Can Help End the Modern-Day Slave Trade

09.27.2011
It is estimated that there are as many as 27 million sex and labor slaves worldwide. A few years ago, I had no idea that slavery still...

Stand Up, Speak Out: The College Student's Guide to Activism

02.22.2011
Sometimes sitting around doesn't seem good enough, but people often say "I'd get involved, but I don't know how." Consider this your friendly...

Puerto Rico Student Strike Intensifies, Public Education and Civil Rights at Stake

12.15.2010
Whether or not this current conflict and student protests in Puerto Rico have the potential to destabilize the Fortuño administration...

Albanian Students Challenged Communism, 20 Years Ago

12. 8.2010
Twenty years ago this week, student protests in Albania helped topple Eastern Europe's most closed and rigid communist regime. Four days...

Joel vs. Koch Brothers -- Whose Side are you on? (VIDEO)

10.26.2010
In Wichita, Kansas, Joel Francis, a college student and former Marine Corps veteran is going face-to-face with one of the richest men in...

Fed up, California student forces debate with Koch Bros on Prop 23

10.21.2010
Update: An action page has been created to show support for Joel - Stand with Joel! Cal State Los Angeles Senior Joel Francis issued a...

When Activism Takes a Summer Break

08.16.2010
We protested when the UC Regents proposed a 32% tuition increase across the entire system. Now, five months later, I seem to have forgotten...

Students Seek To Revive Christian Progressive Movement

Adelle M. Banks  07.23.2010
By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Progressive Christian college students hope to reorganize a movement that propelled...
Student Activism, the 14th Amendment, and the Nomination of Elena Kagan

Student Activism, the 14th Amendment, and the Nomination of Elena Kagan

05.27.2010
When Obama named Kagan as his nominee, he emphasized her "consensus" politics. I wonder: How many of my students would willing march through...

And the Children Shall Lead -- New Jersey Students Fight Back

04.28.2010
New Jersey high school students are at the forefront of the battle against budget cuts and to save education in the United States.
'Soul Of A Citizen' EXCERPT: 'From Drunken Party Girl To Climate Change Activist'

'Soul Of A Citizen' EXCERPT: 'From Drunken Party Girl To Climate Change Activist'

04.15.2010
"I started out just an apathetic drunken party girl, with no clear path in my life," Angie said. "Now I'm implementing our campus sustainability...

Students Go Gaga, Want Out of Bad Romance with Obama

03.22.2010
The anti-war dance party on 19 March, attended by hundreds of students, coincided with the seven-year anniversary of the US invasion of...
To Fight Cuts, Nevada Students Take To Their Computers

To Fight Cuts, Nevada Students Take To Their Computers

By: Jay Balagna  03.12.2010
Facebook groups, petitions, angry letters and plans for meetings and rallies sprung up on campus last week as students in more than a dozen...
COLUMN: Student Activists Must Narrow Their Messages

COLUMN: Student Activists Must Narrow Their Messages

03. 9.2010
Higher education funding doesn't exist in a vacuum in any state. Texas, like many others, is looking at major gaps in its upcoming budget...