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The origins of the Princeton filibuster protest.

Students succeed in making the university pull out of a Chinese oil company funding slaughter in Sudan.

An internal memo urges retaliation against graduate students who
want a union.

Since September 11, we've heard a lot about the "intelligence failures" that left the United States unprepared for the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Educators share strategies for opposing the war.

The current battle is the latest in a larger, ideologically driven conflict.

The right takes aim at the ivory tower--brandishing a new legislative agenda.

Rummaging through Yale University's library shelves in early 2001 to prepare a talk on news media and genocide, I came across a study of nineteenth-century Colorado newspapers by Ward Churchill.

A few weeks ago, if you recall, Britain's Prince Harry was having himself a high old time at a Colonials and Natives party to which he came costumed as a Nazi officer.

Blogs

 One Canadian university is sending students to help green small rural communities in Alberta.

August 4, 2010

In a society where a bachelor’s degree is the new high school diploma and a master’s degree is the new bachelor’s, the issue of college affordability is a common concern.

July 27, 2010

College students currently spend an average of $900 a year on textbooks—a number that has increased at four times the rate of inflation since 1994.

July 26, 2010

Who’d have thought a celebrated Ivy League medical center would be practicing genital cutting on small children?

June 21, 2010

A coalition of student groups are fighting for free speech and reproductive health services at a Catholic university.

April 8, 2010

Student Senate President calls Kansas University's newspaper biased, says solution is to cut funding.

March 31, 2010

  Free public higher education it is not. But for millions of students at the margins, it's real help.

March 25, 2010

 On Thursday, I was proud to take part in a student walkout and talk some sports.....

March 4, 2010

The University of Minnesota is drawing criticism for proposing curriculum that would teach education majors about things like institutionalized racism.

February 22, 2010

As today's young adults struggle to balance the rising costs of a postsecondary education with countless other financial obligations, many public universities burdened with budget cuts and debt are drastically slashing financial aid packages, driving up the cost of tuition and making a previously accessible college degree virtually unaffordable to many.

February 19, 2010