Activism

Miami's Union Breakthrough

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On Monday, after weeks of hunger striking and several trips to the hospital, janitors at the University of Miami saw their employer, UNICCO Service Company, and the union that wants to represent them, the Service Employees International Union, reach an agreement that could have them unionizing before fall semester.

A Sign of Change at Gallaudet

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The world's only deaf university named a new president, and students who say their input was neglected are up in arms.

Not in D.C. Anymore

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Is John McCain the right commencement speaker for the progressive New School? Some students and professors don't think so.

Student Performance Stirs Emotions

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Three students at a Seattle arts college cause a controversy with their clowning portrayal of the civil rights movement.

Middle East Wars on U.S. Campuses

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Students at Irvine prepare for "Holocaust in the Holy Land" week -- and educators at many campuses struggle for civility.

Pitching a Public Service Academy

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Proposed university would offer students a free, four-year education with service obligations after graduation.

A Different Approach to Divestment

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As colleges drop holdings in Sudan, model emerges that differs from battles over South African investments a generation ago.

Honorary Degrees, Tolerance and Ethics

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Professor plans to pick up honor at Ryerson U. -- despite protests and a defense of academic freedom that has struck many as weak.

Student Government in Exile

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President suspended and vice president expelled at New Paltz -- but they have a lawyer threatening to sue and video that supports their defense.

Homeland Security Monitored Students

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Documents reveal new governmental role in surveillance of campus activists.

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