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Concerned about global warming, students are pushing for change--in their dining halls.

As the cost of college hits the stratosphere, students are organizing to bring it down to earth.

Youth organizers have reason to hope green jobs can help change young lives.

This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the new president needs to take definitive action toward eliminating student debt.

If you want cleaner air and water and less poverty, Juan Reynosa, a community organizer with New Mexico Youth Organized, thinks you should consider environmental justice work.

This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the new president should restore workers' rights ASAP.

An activist calls for engaging youth in political life beyond the election.

Barack Obama may be able to seize the moment and push a new kind of
politics, but not unless he is pushed to do so. So here's a young voter's post-election guide, from the grassroots to the Hill.

A report from the Roosevelt Institution student policy expo.

Tibetan-led youth groups are proving the power of grassroots organizing with their highly effective Beijing Olympics protests.

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

August 4, 2010

This year’s 14th annual Day of Silence on April 16 brings awareness to the schoolyard harassment of LGBT students.

April 14, 2010

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

April 8, 2010

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

March 4, 2010

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

In eleven summits scattered throughout the country, young people will gather to show their support for a "clean, bold, and just energy bill."

October 6, 2009

In eleven summits scattered throughout the country, young people will gather to show their support for a "clean, bold, and just energy bill."

October 6, 2009

The AFL-CIO's recent rally on Wall Street was about more than economic inequality, it was part of an ongoing campaign to attract new young members.

September 30, 2009

Young activists accelerate their campaigns to demand healthcare.

September 15, 2009

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

May 4, 2009