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]

Five Myths About College Admissions Five Myths About College Admissions

Who gets in where and why?

Jun 15, 2010 / StudentNation / The Nation

Klan Connections Push UT to Consider Renaming Dorm Klan Connections Push UT to Consider Renaming Dorm

Will Simpkins Dorm stand?

Jun 13, 2010 / StudentNation / Sara Haji

Banks and Colleges Against Students Banks and Colleges Against Students

Banks paying colleges for info on students who rack up credit card debt.

Jun 8, 2010 / StudentNation / The Nation

Freedom of Speech for Students? Freedom of Speech for Students?

Philadelphia court asked to decide if schools can punish students for derisive online communications from home computers.

Jun 7, 2010 / StudentNation / The Nation

SC Students Rally for Clean Energy SC Students Rally for Clean Energy

Winthrop U. students are demanding clean energy plans from their gubernatorial candidates -- not more calls for offshore drilling.

Jun 4, 2010 / StudentNation / The Nation

PR Students Strike PR Students Strike

The strike has become emblematic of Puerto Rico's deep economic and political crisis.

May 27, 2010 / StudentNation / The Nation

How I Met President Clinton How I Met President Clinton

A student journalist gets Bill Clinton on the record and makes news.

May 25, 2010 / StudentNation / The Nation

Hunger for Justice Hunger for Justice

UC Berkeley students have mounted a hunger strike against Arizona Senate Bill 1070.

May 6, 2010 / StudentNation / Allison Deger

Colleges Refuse Notable Ranking Survey Colleges Refuse Notable Ranking Survey

A large number of colleges boycotted the 2010 US News and World Report’s college ranking system refusing to continue to play the game.

May 4, 2010 / StudentNation / Morgan Ashenfelter

It’s Detention Time for Sex Education Teachers It’s Detention Time for Sex Education Teachers

Is sex education a crime? A Wisconsin District Attorney is warning teachers to stop teaching sexual education or they'll face prosecution and possible time in jail.

Apr 30, 2010 / StudentNation / Clarissa A. León

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