Activism

Freer Speech at Georgia Tech

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University alters policy defining "acts of intolerance," partially settling lawsuit brought by students who say they were censored.

Orange is for Open Dialogue

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James Madison students hope a strip of cloth can inspire a higher level of campus discourse.

Not So Hard to Vote?

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Despite reports to the contrary, students who wanted to cast ballots in 2004 had little difficulty doing so, political scientists find.

Codes Don't Work

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After the anti-sweatshop movement grew on campuses a decade ago, a framework arose for resolving protests and making it possible for colleges to continue to enjoy revenue from licensing their logos for use on clothing and other products.

Going a Different Way on Darfur

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Shunning divestment as “destructive,” George Washington U. creates a more “constructive” scholarship for Sudanese students.

Standoff Grows at Gallaudet

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Hundreds of students take over main academic building as protests over selection of new president continue. 

Gallaudet Shuts Down

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With neither side budging over choice of president, students block access to campus and professors call for her to step aside.

The Complications of Free Speech

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Columbia's president responded to disruption of talk by saying issues were "not complicated," but some students are defending what took place.

Student Volunteerism Is Up

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Number of participants increased by 20 percent from 2002 to 2005, study finds.

Gallaudet's President Has His Say

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For the last few weeks, Gallaudet University has been torn apart by protests -- led by students but joined by faculty, staff and alumni -- over the selection last spring of Jane K. Fernandes, the provost, to succeed I. King Jordan, the university's president for the last 18 years.

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