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College Protests

Response to Smith's Treatment of Christine Lagarde as Commencement Speaker

Ella Genasci Smith | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Ella Genasci Smith

Disappointment in my fellow Smith students is an understatement. While I applaud the fervor of this activism and deeply believe in the power of protests to enact change, the negative responses to Madame Lagarde were misguided and mishandled.

2 New York Colleges Draft Rules That Restrict Protests

New York Times | Posted 12.13.2013 | College

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 Manhattan col...

Student Activism Today

The Brown Daily Herald | Posted 05.14.2012 | College
The Brown Daily Herald

Americans have lost faith in the responsiveness of government, abandoning the expectation that political activism gets results. But while bad politics have made a mockery of the political process, restoring it is a cause worth fighting for.

Campus Protests Should Remind Us All of College's Value

Sec. Arne Duncan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Sec. Arne Duncan

The cost of college should never discourage anyone from going after a valuable degree. And helping America's students pursue their education should always trump bankers in pursuit of profits.

March 4th and After: Our Message was Heard

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bob Samuels

The next stage of the college protest movement has to be to use this new coalition power to change how states fund education. We must push the president and the Democrats for a progressive tax system.

March 4 Protests: California College Students Rise Up, Lead Movement

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

March 4 protests are planned nationwide on this "Day of Action," but all eyes may be on California today, March 4, 2010, where the movement started an...

Roy Sekoff on Education Protests: What Are Our Priorities?

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Thursday evening to weigh in on today's college protests against funding cuts. Sekoff argued t...

March 4 Day Of Action: MAP

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Tomorrow is the official "day of action" to demonstrate against California higher education cuts, but the verve from the state's recent protests -- al...