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Critics of the war on terror—or even those who slightly question the Bush administration—may now find themselves on a list of members of a fifth column.

The politics of America's largest urban university have entered a restless, disordered, tumultuous period, a violent whirlpool from which it seems unable to extricate itself.

I come here and discover that you are merely another fraud in the city university system. Of the 150 receiving degrees today, you hold only 191 jobs. That is less than two jobs per student.

The third most dispensed drug in the United States is a thyroid medication called Synthroid.

Students across the country are gearing up to defend affirmative action on a national day of protest on February 24.

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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

Not being paid for work is illegal, so why aren’t unpaid internships?

February 3, 2010

A new site lets you rate teachers, review textbooks and "raise awareness about America’s slide to communism."

October 21, 2009

New clothing rules reveal Morehouse College's disregard for the T in LGBT.

October 20, 2009

Young people urge their Senators to support cutting wasteful subsidies to student loan companies, and to invest at least $40 billion in the Pell grant program.

October 7, 2009

Today is the 39th anniversary of the killings of four student antiwar protesters at Kent State University.

May 4, 2009

Campus Progress' interactive map highlights how students would benefit from Obama's planned expansion of the Pell Grant program.

April 29, 2009

This Tuesday a rally in Gainesville calls for saving higher ed in Florida.

April 5, 2009

Thousands of students in Nevada are being radicalized due to draconian budget cuts in state education funding.

February 5, 2009

Little Village Lawndale students celebrate World Teacher’s Day in protest against standardized testing.

October 9, 2008