Student Protests

Swarthmore College student organizers are feeling the fallout after leading protests that forced the only two fraternities on campus to disband.
In the past few months, hundreds of thousands of young Americans have taken to the streets to demand tighter gun laws.
Protesters summoned Rihanna while demanding transparency from university leaders.
When your idealism isn't "broken yet," you speak from a place with no confusion, he says.
On Snapchat, 18-year-old Morgan Roof said she hoped the protests were "a trap and y'all get shot."
High school students rallied other teenagers, parents, and educators to make an emotional statement on gun violence in the wake of the shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The Berkeley police and the UC Berkeley police did a fantastic job in holding back.
Far above Cayuga's waters, I am a Senior at Cornell and I am tired of being the teacher of my own race/class/gender/disability-based trauma.
Students occupied more than 200 schools in Sao Paulo last year, stopping a scheme to close down 94 schools in the Brazilian state.
As we argued, a determined state should examine the structure of personal taxation which could be levied for the country's
The situation has been particularly acute since the country has been using the US dollar and South African rand since the
As with any documentary like this, I also faced challenges deciding what interviews not to use. I had lots of terrific interviews
Clearly, university administrators prefer student demands that can be coopted or absorbed into their current business model. Allowing the prevailing culture to define the parameters of their protest has left the burgeoning Millennial Movement in a precarious position.
In spite of protests and widespread reports that police and security officials had wrongly detained thousands of Muslims, France's state of emergency has been extended for another three months.
The country of Sudan has been held hostage by a former army brigadier, Omar al-Bashir, since 1989 when he staged a coup, overthrowing a democratically elected government.
It's possible to usher in a new era of sensitive and inclusive dialogue that is not hyper-sensitive. It's possible to improve the campus sensitivity to microaggressions without making them punishable offenses. Students are so sensitive, and this is one of their best qualities.
Why is it that when it comes to the social world, not all speech is deemed equally worthy of protecting? That is a question that has been dogging me of late, as I listen to commentator after commentator caution student protestors about the importance of respecting freedom of speech and the trap of political correctness.