Activism

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Complaints

Smart Title: 
Exhibit of photographs on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Stanford U. elicited gripes over its location in the student union as well as its controversial captions.

Campus Battlegrounds for the Fall

Smart Title: 
With presidential candidates solidified, campus Democrats and Republicans begin to plot their campaigns to reach the student vote -- with Obama and McCain both facing challenges.

Analyzing the Youth Vote

Smart Title: 
Gathering considers why students will turn out (or not) this fall.

'Sustainability Failures'

Smart Title: 

Mark J. O’Gorman’s presentation stuck out amid the normal conference fare. He wasn't in town to discuss "successes" or "best practices." His talk had the word “failure” in the title.

“Whatever scorecard you’re using to talk about sustainability…it’s not good enough,” O’Gorman said Tuesday at the Society for College and University Planning Annual Conference, meeting this week in Montreal. The full title of his session was "Reconciling a Sustainability Failure: Green Planning But No Green Building."

The RNC: Politics vs. the Scholarly View

Smart Title: 
As Margaret Spellings hinted at what to expect from a President McCain, scholars fanned out to record the views of two important players in the Republican political drama: delegates and protesters.

Student Activists Atwitter

Smart Title: 
It's not just Barack Obama's campaign that's taking advantage of energetic young activists and social networking technologies. A peek at the Republican college movement.

Barriers to Student Voting

Smart Title: 
Congressional panel examines obstacles to registration and other legal issues affecting college students who want to vote in national elections.

Poster Policy Unites Obama and McCain Supporters

Smart Title: 
Following uproar, UT Austin suspends rule barring window decorations one day after students displaying signs faced punishment.

The Politics of Election Day Classes

Smart Title: 
Civic-minded students advocate for canceling or excusing absences from classes; many colleges leave the matter up to individual professors.

Backing Expression Over Suppression

Smart Title: 
Incidents at Cornell and Harvard illustrate how an administration can affirm free speech over student vandalism -- or staffers' disapproval -- of anti-abortion messages.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Activism
Back to Top