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Quebec protest

The student-led movement scored a victory in the election, with the new government repealing tuition hikes. But the grievances behind the mass protests still lurk.

A devastating report reveals the predatory practices behind the $150 billion private student-lending industry.

At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech. 

The values of the market have come to permeate every aspect of our society.

Andrew Delbanco

In College, Andrew Delbanco explains the reversal of the postwar project of democratic expansion in higher education.

A case of scientific misconduct at Harvard.

As administrators declare there's no alternative to austerity and corporatization in higher ed, student Occupyers fight back.

COLLGE FINALIST: There’s still time to face up to the issues we stand to inherit, and our generation has the modern means to do it. Whether we can muster the will—well, that’s entirely up to us.

HIGH SCHOOL WINNER: A graduating high school senior reflects on her generation's embattled future—and its dwindling access to quality education.

Penn State fans

There is a message here about masculine privilege.

Blogs

 A recap of the protest that brought 60,000 students out against unprecedented tuition hikes.

December 15, 2010

Last week, 60,000 students went on strike in Canada's Quebec province, in protest of the coming tuition hikes.

December 15, 2010

The supposed heart of British democracy has become a searing wound of rage and retribution.

December 10, 2010

As a DREAM Act vote nears in the Senate, all eyes are on the shrinking group of Senators who might still change their minds.

December 7, 2010

Britain's students take to the streets, determined not to get fooled again.

December 1, 2010

Take a protest, toss in hundreds of police officers with riot shields, then block the protesters into an area of open space with no toilets, food or shelter, for hours. If anyone tries to leave, yell at them and hit them with sticks.

November 30, 2010

While most American students took the long weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving, education cut protests in the UK rolled on.

November 29, 2010

 Why the controversial Maclean's On Campus article, "Too Asian," is lazy and inaccurate.

November 19, 2010

"This is scary but not as scary as what's happening to our future."

November 11, 2010

Michelle Obama rallies crowd of 3,500 at UPenn

November 2, 2010