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Student Loan Cancellation Protests

Student Loan Payments Have Resumed, but the Fight for Cancellation Isn’t Over Student Loan Payments Have Resumed, but the Fight for Cancellation Isn’t Over

With Biden's plan blocked by SCOTUS, borrowers find themselves closer to reaching $2 trillion of student debt. Now more than ever, we need to end this crisis.

Oct 9, 2023 / StudentNation / Shanna Hayes and Sabrina Calazans

New York City Record Rainfall Floods

New York City’s Climate Change Whiplash New York City’s Climate Change Whiplash

NYC had the wettest day on record since 1948 just months after smoke from the Canadian wildfires blanketed the sky. The lesson is clear: The US must take meaningful climate action...

Oct 3, 2023 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

Stanford Palo Alto KKK

When the Ku Klux Klan Came to Stanford When the Ku Klux Klan Came to Stanford

California was once ripe for Klan activity. Their organizing at the university and in Palo Alto is part of the country’s long history of racial terrorism.

Sep 29, 2023 / StudentNation / Isaac Lozano

UC Berkeley

How Can Universities Fix Title IX? By Listening to Survivors. How Can Universities Fix Title IX? By Listening to Survivors.

A student group at the University of California conducted a study of Title IX services on campus. “We thought if we did a survey then they would have to listen to us."

Sep 25, 2023 / StudentNation / Rina Rossi

Youth Mental Health

What Will It Take to Solve the Youth Mental Health Crisis? What Will It Take to Solve the Youth Mental Health Crisis?

Almost 12 percent of high school–age youth experience severe major depression. The root causes of the problem are rarely confronted.

Sep 13, 2023 / StudentNation / Eshaan Mani

Peru Anti-Government Protests

Young People in Peru Are Protesting to Protect Democracy Young People in Peru Are Protesting to Protect Democracy

Indigenous community members, farmworker coalitions, and students have taken to the streets. “Right now, we are calling for Dina Boluarte to leave power, and for new congressional...

Sep 11, 2023 / StudentNation / Walter Thomas-Patterson

Military Academies SCOTUS Affirmative Action Exemption

How the Affirmative Action Exemption for Military Academies Exploits Students of Color How the Affirmative Action Exemption for Military Academies Exploits Students of Color

“Military recruiters will find a way to use this decision to convince young people that they are offering them the best path to a college education.”

Sep 8, 2023 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia and Lajward Zahra

National Domestic Workers Alliance

Domestic Worker Bills of Rights Have Passed Across the Country. What Has Changed? Domestic Worker Bills of Rights Have Passed Across the Country. What Has Changed?

Around 90 percent of domestic workers in Massachusetts did not seek help when their rights were violated. "If we have a law that nobody knows, that means nobody is using it."

Sep 6, 2023 / StudentNation / Nicholas Miller

Louisiana LGBTQ

The Queer Progressives Helping to Pull Louisiana to the Left The Queer Progressives Helping to Pull Louisiana to the Left

The Pelican State might have a dearth of left-leaning political figures in office, but that doesn’t stop Davante Lewis and Mel Manuel from fighting for LGBTQ advocacy and economic...

Aug 31, 2023 / StudentNation / Kennith Woods

Held v. Montana Youth Climate Change Lawsuit

“Held v. Montana” Is a Historic Victory for Climate Action—but Also Human Rights “Held v. Montana” Is a Historic Victory for Climate Action—but Also Human Rights

Invoking the right to a healthy environment will likely become a replicable strategy for climate lawsuits across the country. “I see more and more of these trials happening.”

Aug 16, 2023 / StudentNation / Meher Bhatia

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