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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
means.

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.

Blogs

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

November 29, 2010

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

November 11, 2010

Students discover the healing powers of music in Canada's poorest neighourbood

October 26, 2010

Debates about bonuses, endowments, and financial aid is not one of numbers and budgets—but of values.

October 19, 2010

This month, young Democrats across the country are working tirelessly to engage youth voters and close the enthusiasm gap.

October 7, 2010

In a campus chalking campaign Monday, students fight against LGBT suicides

October 4, 2010

Highlights from a panel from the US Social Forum on the politics of the contemporary American student Left.

September 17, 2010

Senators decide next week if hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people will get a path to citizenship. Student activists are mobilizing to convince them to say yes.

September 16, 2010

Intercollegiate rivalry isn't all about the academics anymore. It's also about eco-friendliness, says the Sierra Club.

August 25, 2010

At the urgings of a student pro-life group, UNC now gives students the choice to exclude abortion coverage from their student health insurance plans.

August 17, 2010