Activism

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.

Investing in Divestment

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U. of California becomes latest (and biggest) academic institution to sever ties to companies in Sudan, to students' delight.

Real Sex, College Edition

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Last year's graphic cable show at U. of California at San Diego sets off debate over censorship and taste.

Arrested Development

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U. of Virginia faces criticism for having students jailed for protesting low wages of some campus workers.

Pitchin' a Tent

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The Web counter just keeps on ticking, reminiscent of the national debt clock near Times Square. But instead of tracking the amount of money owed by the government, a group of students have used their clock to highlight how much the war in Iraq has cost New Jersey. As of Thursday morning, the tally stood at over $12.1 billion. The counter highlights that almost 588,000 students could have been provided four-year scholarships at public universities in the state for that amount of money.

Successor to the King

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Gallaudet will have its second deaf president, and students have a keen interest in who it will be.

Giving In at George Washington U.

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After professor threatens to sue official, university says it will take stronger steps to deter smoking outside buildings.

Calling Michael Moore and Ann Coulter

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AAUP issues draft policy questioning colleges that discourage visits from controversial political speakers.

Spaced Out

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Like many urban institutions, Columbia needs new facilities for science -- but legacy of 1968 reverberates when facing its Harlem neighbors.

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