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2016 Giving Challenge Set to Raise $85,000 in 3 Weeks for Nourish Partners

Nourish International | Posted 02.23.2016 | Impact
Nourish International

As Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, "We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," and Nourish International aims to do just that.

Black University Student Leaders Push New Effort For Racial Equality

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

The explosive wave of reactions to the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri hasn’t lost its momentum just yet. Blac...

Taking the Velvet Revolution to the People

John Feffer | Posted 02.03.2014 | World
John Feffer

The Velvet Revolution began in the cities of Czechoslovakia, but what made the revolution irreversible were the efforts of mainly young people to spread the message of the revolution beyond the cities. Michaela Novotna was one of the young people to go to the countryside.

The Profile of a Second Giant Leaper

Zack Kopplin | Posted 05.08.2013 | College
Zack Kopplin

Our generation can't hope and wait for for our leaders to do the right thing. We can't wait for them to decide whether they want students to learn science. We must speak out and be that change.

They Were Arrested Too: Iran's Harried Student Movement

Sarah Shourd | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
Sarah Shourd

Abbas Hakimzadeh is a good listener. He's not prone to talking about himself but he is eager to talk about the status of the student movement in Iran, of which he himself is a seasoned veteran and three-time political prisoner.

More Violence in Puerto Rico as University Student Fee is Imposed

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

The imposition of student fees appears imminent at University of Puerto Rico despite violent clashes of striking students with riot police last week. The final date to pay the fee is this Wednesday.

We Fought the War and the War Won: Will We Let It Win Again?

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

It was seven years ago that I found myself running the wrong way up Sixth Avenue with my high school sweetheart. Through the rain we ran, with peace on our lips. New York's Finest were running after us, as they had a way of doing with pesky antiwar protesters.