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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.

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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