Activism

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.

Displeased, Not Disaffected

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Poll shows 18- to 24-year-olds are unhappy with the country’s direction and are vowing to vote in record numbers.

Crafting a Youth 'Voter Culture'

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Early precinct tallies collected by two voter mobilization groups showed increased turnout among young voters from the last mid-term election in 2002, with anecdotal reports from across the nation bolstering the early findings.

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