Activism

Another One Bites the Dust

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Wayne State eliminates non-traditional college as critics wonder whether urban universities are abandoning urban students.

Investing Instead of Divesting

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Maybe punishing every evil company is less practical than supporting corporations that seek to do good. Rather than divest from tobacco companies or those that engage in ethically dubious business in Sudan, Dickinson and Middlebury colleges are trying to steer investment dollars toward companies and managed funds with strong environmental and social records.

Harvard and Homelessness

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A new book examines the only student-run homeless shelter in the country.

Civic School Spirit

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In a systemwide campaign, the City University of New York is using campus spirit as an impetus for voter participation on its 23 campuses and beyond.

Hummus Debate Spreads

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Some students at Princeton and elsewhere want dining halls to offer competition to an Israeli brand. Princeton is holding referendum this week.

Ivory Tea

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Tea Party movement brews a small but feisty voice on college campuses.

Lost Dreams

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College-age activists for change in immigration law went public about their status in failed attempt to build support.

Shelving Hunger

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The difficult economy prompts students to create campus food banks for use by their peers.

Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic or Both?

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Statement by leaders of AAUP and American Jewish Committee calls for more precision in distinguishing between criticism and bigotry.

Why They Cheered

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Large, spontaneous student rallies broke out over news of bin Laden's death. Experts consider the reactions.

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