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The war rages on to win hearts and minds on colleges campuses.

A once-sleepy population of artists and their fans has emerged as a loud and active proponent of political change.

Music for America (MfA), a nonprofit group working to get out the youth vote in the hope of unseating George W.

Iran's elections, scheduled for February 20, have provoked the gravest political crisis in that country in twenty years.

It started with Congress, which in 1998 voted to deny federal financial
aid to students with minor drug convictions like marijuana possession.
Now the use of financial aid as an incentive to cu

Once they snubbed "Republicrats"; now they're set to oust Bush by any

The Iranian student demonstrations that began on June 10 initially
protested plans to privatize Teheran University and to raise tuition.
They quickly became a forum for criticizing the repressi

Progressive journals are key in creating a movement, but they lack support.


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

April 5, 2009

It's the first full day of Powershift 2009, and over 11,000 have descended on downtown DC’s largest venue for a weekend of training, rallying, and climate action lobbying.

March 4, 2009

Ten thousand young activists are planning to underscore the urgency of dramatic action on climate change.

November 25, 2008

As a seven-month national moratorium on executions comes to an end, where does the student movement against the death penalty go?

September 9, 2008

New effort to build a green youth voter bloc of one million is growing.

September 8, 2008

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

June 27, 2008