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NYU graduate student protest

Rank-and-file organizing pays dividends for the nation’s only private graduate student union.

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that.

Virgil, with a volume of the Aeneid, flanked by Clio (left) and Melpomene

Is the revival of a dead language breathing new life into the humanities?

Illustration by Doug Chayka

How evangelicals are taking advantage of publicly funded spaces.

Graduation

The president’s plan to make two years of community college free for some students could solve some of higher education’s most intractable problems.

In The Tyranny of the Meritocracy, Lani Guinier argues that the SATs have become “accurate reflectors of wealth and little else.”

When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.

Tune in to a live panel moderated by Chris Hayes on Sunday, October 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST.

Blogs

Major wins for economic and racial justice, from campus to the workplace.

June 21, 2015

The Corinthian strikers are asking for debt justice, not forgiveness.

June 10, 2015

From Cleveland to Santa Barbara, the youth-led groundswell against racial and sexual violence continues.

June 8, 2015

These University of Chicago students are saying “no” to the administration’s austerity agenda.

June 8, 2015

An idea that didn't formall exist six weeks ago is picking up a lot of steam.

May 27, 2015

Another victim of Emma Sulkowicz’s alleged rapist has come forward, with a message for everyone who has doubted the mattress-carrying activist. 

May 22, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/22/15?

May 22, 2015

A Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions could make higher education available for all.

May 19, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/15/15?

May 15, 2015