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David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

A network of right-wing activists on college and high school campuses are targeting Muslims, Arabs and other Mideast experts, indifferent to the truth or decency of their charges.

The right-wing philanthropist is pushing the phony science of positive psychology to numb Americans into smiley-faced acquiescence to the status quo.

Forget about raising money for actual teaching or research. Institutions of higher learning would rather troll for money for their sports teams.

Columbia University President Lee Bollinger's combative remarks tarnish an otherwise illuminating event.

Our mission is to take feckless teenagers like you and turn them into full-fledged debtors.

The Congressional overhaul of federal student aid is a good first step, but true reform of the system will require an effort on the scale of the GI Bill.

Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights doesn't officially favor the war
in Iraq, so why is it helping Gen. David Petraeus devise a counter-insurgency doctrine?

When Wilton High School censored a student play about the Iraq war, the cast went to the Public.

Corrupt college administrators have sold out students and buried them in a mountain of debt.

Blogs

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

Along with our new look, we're introducing a new blog for StudentNation.

June 27, 2008