Activism

Mobilizing the Campus Right

At Young America's Foundation conference, college students trumpet conservative ideas and take aim at "liberal hostility."

Hooking Up, Politically

Student leaders use Facebook to advertise events and bolster group membership.

Freer Speech at Georgia Tech

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

Orange is for Open Dialogue

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

Not So Hard to Vote?

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

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

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

Standoff Grows at Gallaudet

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

Gallaudet Shuts Down

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

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

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