StudentNation

StudentNation is a program of the Nation Fund for Independent Journalism and is made possible through generous funding from the Puffin Foundation. StudentNation focuses on first-person accounts from student activists, organizers, and journalists and has helped launch the careers of contributors to The New York TimesVoxBusiness InsiderTeen Vogue, the Guardian, and more. If you’re a student and you have an article idea, please send pitches and questions to [email protected]

Georgia Bans Undocumented Students From Top Schools Georgia Bans Undocumented Students From Top Schools

Georgia's decision to ban undocumented students from top state schools is part of a larger assault on Plyler vs. Doe, the decision that established the right to K-12 education fo...

Oct 18, 2010 / StudentNation / Braden Goyette

Penn Democrats Register 1,300 New Voters Penn Democrats Register 1,300 New Voters

Numbers show promise for voter turnout on campuses in Nov. 2 midterm election.

Oct 18, 2010 / StudentNation / Victor Gamez

The Campaign Trail: A Break From Politics The Campaign Trail: A Break From Politics

Canvassing the slums of Philadelphia gave one student an unexpected opportunity to climb down from the ivory tower and see the real impact of government policy for himself.

Oct 17, 2010 / StudentNation / Mike Madoff

What Democracy Looks Like What Democracy Looks Like

On a Saturday in June, workers, students and allies of UNITE HERE Local 217’s downtown Providence hotels marched in solidarity with gay rights activists in the Rhode Island P...

Oct 12, 2010 / StudentNation / James Cersonsky

Young Democrats Tackle the Enthusiasm Gap Young Democrats Tackle the Enthusiasm Gap

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

Oct 7, 2010 / StudentNation / Joanna Chiu

Media Exploits University Tragedy Media Exploits University Tragedy

The aggressive news coverage of Tyler Clementi's death has altered the nature of the situation

Oct 6, 2010 / Lived History / Daily Targum editors

Sound and Fury Forever Sound and Fury Forever

StudentNation writer James Cersonsky reports from the Washington, DC, One Nation Working Together March.

Oct 5, 2010 / StudentNation / James Cersonsky

Andrew Shirvell Needs to be Fired If We Want to End Violence Against Gays Andrew Shirvell Needs to be Fired If We Want to End Violence Against Gays

In his unrelenting online attacks on the University of Michigan's first openly gay president, assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell feeds America's culture of violent homoph...

Oct 5, 2010 / StudentNation / Vivekananda Nemana

National Day of Action to Defend Public Education National Day of Action to Defend Public Education

On October 7, tens of thousands of students, faculty and supporters will take part in coordinated actions to defend public education.

Oct 5, 2010 / StudentNation / Peter Rothberg

Students Spread the Love Students Spread the Love

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

Oct 4, 2010 / StudentNation / Anjali Tsui

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