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The marketing-driven message of the perfect girl--smart, skinny, pretty, athletic and loved by all--is a model of perfection that's hard to live up to. Can't girls just be free to be?

A Cuban children's troupe has performed around the globe but finds it almost impossible to enter the United States.

Marilee Jones excelled as admissions dean at MIT, until she was fired for falsifying her resume. But what good is a college degree, anyway?

Did the recent College Democrats of New York State Convention augur a new day for the Democratic Party?

Although the murders at Virginia Tech had nothing to do with race,
Korean Americans remain worried about anti-Asian fallout.

The Virginia Tech shootings should prompt us to rethink our approach toward guns, the media and mental health.

What happens when a student magazine committed to fostering dialogue opens its pages to critical views on Israel?

The desire to impose a narrative on chaotic events leaves the meaning of
the Virginia Tech shootings up for grabs.

Can the new Students for a Democratic Society avoid the internal conflicts that plagued the original group?

As the student peace movement grows stronger and more sophisticated, can it ignite the silent antiwar majority on campus?

Blogs

Yale's historic new building project draws attention to the college's bidding process. 

March 24, 2015

The UAE welcomes NYU’s culture cachet—but not academics seeking to expose exploitaitve labor conditions.

March 23, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/22/15?

March 21, 2015

To draw attention to the magnitude of the student debt crisis, we’re doing something dramatic.

March 20, 2015

Across the country, students and communities of color rise.

March 16, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/13/15?

March 13, 2015

Governor Cuomo's public school agenda puts both students and teachers in jeopardy. 

March 13, 2015

The Tennessee governor’s budget will subsidize students’ college tuition with cuts to college workers’ benefits.

March 6, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/6/15?

March 6, 2015

From Newark to New Orleans, youth rise for justice.

March 5, 2015