Indiana Grad Students Protesting Tax Bill

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Today we bring you a conversation with Tracey Hutchings-Goetz, Edward Brudney, Justin Knight, Kathryn Lehman, Amanda Waterhouse and Liam Kingsley. They are Ph.D. candidates or graduate students [...]

Arrests, Anger, Anxiety As Grad Students Visit Paul Ryan’s Office

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By Nick Roll for Inside Higher Ed - WASHINGTON -- As the competing Republican tax plans from the House of Representatives and the Senate head to a conference committee that will square the [...]

Iran Protests ‘Hostile’ U.S. To Mark 1979 Embassy Takeover

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By Staff of Tele Sur - Iranian protesters demonstrated against continued U.S. hostility towards Iran to commemorate the day students occupied Tehran's U.S. embassy in 1979. Thousands of Iranians [...]

Student Organizers Win Transgender Equality Battle In Maryland

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By Tod Perry for Good Education - The group’s efforts led the school board to vote 5 to 1 to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that fit with their identity. They [...]

Jeff Sessions Is Met With Protest At Georgetown Law

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By Karen Sloan for Law - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions received a frosty reception from some students and faculty at Georgetown University Law Center, where he delivered a talk on free [...]

Why This Temple Student Is Organizing A March For Black Women: ‘They Matter’

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By Sofiya Ballin for The message is fitting. It was Malcolm who said: “The most disrespected woman in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black [...]

The Student Debt Crisis Is Exploding

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By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The level of student loan debt has risen to $1.5 trillion and defaults are more than 40% and rising. U.S. student loan debt has grown [...]

Billionaires Funding Plot To Destroy Dissent And Protest In Colleges

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By Alex Kotch for AlterNet - As far-right speakers face loud student opposition at their university speaking gigs, conservative lawmakers in several states are introducing legislation that cracks [...]

Student Strikes Planned To Protest Inauguration

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By Jack Smith IV for News.Mic. College students across the country in cities like Los Angeles and Chicago are planning walkouts and marches, taking the Inauguration Day protests to the campuses [...]

Britain’s Largest Student Union Endorses BDS

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By Staff of MEMO - The largest student union in Britain has officially endorsed the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, in a significant success for Palestine solidarity activists. [...]

From D.C. To L.A., Students Across America Protest Trump’s Election

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By Donna St. George, Perry Stein And Alejandra Matos for Washington Post - A group of hundreds of Maryland high school students walked out of class on Monday morning to protest Donald Trump’s [...]

Tom Hayden’s Prescient & Still Relevant Port Huron Statement

By G. Pascal Zachary for Alternet. The Port Huron statement, named after the city in Michigan where SDS leaders met in June 1962, presented a sharp break with political dissent in America. For [...]

After Protests, South African School Ends Anti-Afro Policy

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By Staff of Tele Sur - Government officials struck down the school’s dress codes that many complained “pandered to whiteness. A South African school was ordered Tuesday to suspend hairstyle [...]

One Student’s Quest To Reshape Schools

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By Catherine Gewertz for Education Week - As Andrew Brennen crisscrosses the country listening to high school students, he is trying to build a huge wave of sound: the sound of students raising [...]

Inside Growing Movement Against Campus Militarization

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By Shane Burley for Waging Nonviolence - As the student leaders of the Portland State Student Union, or PSUSU, began leading chants to “disarm” the university, hundreds of students and community [...]