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California Lawmakers Side With College Students On Proposed Cuts

Tyler Kingkade  03. 7.2012
A controversial proposal from Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown to slash grant funding for private school students was defeated on...
NYU Freshman Gets 10K Signatures To Remove Chick-fil-A

NYU Freshman Gets 10K Signatures To Remove Chick-fil-A

Tyler Kingkade  03. 2.2012
NEW YORK -- Hillary Dworkoski thinks it's ridiculous that there's a Chick-fil-A located on New York University's campus. Dworkoski, a...

Boycotting Chick-Fil-A While Conservative Christians Play "Victim" Card

02. 3.2012
While private companies like Chick-Fil-A have the right to support organizations and causes of their choice, should public tax-supported...
2011: The Year of the Activist

2011: The Year of the Activist

2011 was the year that America experienced an explosion of grassroots community activism. Seeing our hijacked democracy hurtling towards...
WATCH: College Students Nationwide Speak Out Against Coal

WATCH: College Students Nationwide Speak Out Against Coal

Last month, students from colleges and universities across the country became a part of the Sierra Club's ongoing Beyond Coal campaign. Student...

Occupy Wall Street and Student Empowerment

11. 7.2011
Occupy has legitimated active political engagement on critical issues by ordinary citizens -- especially young people. It has led to the...

Students Spark Viral Campaign Against Racist Costumes

The above photos were created by the student organization at Ohio University called Students Teaching Against Racism (STARS). Their mission...

What #OccupyWallSt Can Teach Us About Student Activism

Occupy Wall St. could lay the necessary foundation for the next surge of student activism. And this time, we teenagers have mass communication...
Today's Student Activism

Today's Student Activism

Progressive and engaged students perpetually are faced with a dilemma. The logic of their commitments points to political participation,...

Student Activism Can Help End the Modern-Day Slave Trade

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

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

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)

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...