Activism

Dumb and Dumber

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"Ghetto" parties. Racist jokes. Leaving a pig's head outside a Jewish center. Why do some students offend year after year?

Hampered at Hampton U.

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As students face expulsion for expressing anti-Bush views, free speech concerns surface.

Mixed Verdict at Middlebury

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Judge sides with college, but offers harsh criticism in case that has angered many black students.

Half a Loaf at Hampton

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Participants at liberal event avoid expulsion, but new gay rights group left in limbo on right to form.

At More Campuses, Coke Isn't It

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Boycott movements on college campuses tend to take hold (or fade away) based on whether a critical mass of well known institutions participate. So critics of Coca-Cola have much to celebrate as 2006 begins. They say that 23 colleges worldwide have now banned Coke products from their campuses. And they have now hit a total of 10 in the United States, including bans approved in December by two large institutions -- New York University and the University of Michigan.

Evidence of Pentagon Surveillance

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College officials express concern about information apparently gathered about campus protests against the military.

Rose-Colored Vision

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"Vagina Monologues," a campus event nationwide, prompts debate on inclusion when Michigan organizers try to cast only minority women.

The Times -- Are They A-Changin'?

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Students for a Democratic Society, the movement that galvanized campuses in the '60s before dissolving in bitter infighting, is trying for a comeback.

Memorial Machinations

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When some student senators at U. of Washington objected to an honor for a World War II hero, the conflict quickly escalated.

In the Line of Fire at Clemson

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Conservative newspaper holds drawing for AK-47 -- and ends up under (non-violent) assault.

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