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September 14, 2012

One Year Later, Profs Back Occupy Wall Street

Crystal Plum

On the anniversary of the Occupy movement's launch, the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights faculty members' support for the movement but fails to cite any dissenting voices. 

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April 20, 2012

Student Editors Weigh In On OWS, Sustainability, Other Issues

Glenn Ricketts

Student press corps regulars size the Occupy Wall Street movement and other current issues.

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January 12, 2012

OWS Course Dropped From Columbia’s Spring Offerings

Glenn Ricketts

An advocate of the Occupy movement almost took the lecturn, but Columbia axed the course

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January 5, 2012

Will Harvard Stop Trying to Impose Orthodoxies?

Harvey Silverglate

FIRE co-founder Harvey Silverglate applauds the Harvard student newspaper for defending free inquiry at the University, where the faculty is increasingly inclined to enact political orthodoxy.

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December 14, 2011

Occupy UC-Davis, What a Gas

Scott Herring

Scott Herring offers a few firsthand observations about the now infamous pepper spray incident and its lingering effects on the UC Davis campus.

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December 14, 2011

Sustainability News

Ashley Thorne

Researchers determine that sustainability is now a science; Occupy Wall Street's sustainability committee plays house; Harvard looks to hire someone who can "cultivate an understanding of food"; and a debate asks whether the campus sustainability...

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December 9, 2011

Collegiate Press Roundup

Glenn Ricketts

Student news beat regulars encourage support for the Occupy Wall Street protests, suggest some good speakers for spring commencement, assess the drinking culture on campus, and note the difficulty of defining "social justice."

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December 5, 2011

No, They Can't Renege On Student Debt

Charlotte Allen

An Occupy Wall Street spin-off movement urges students to default on their educational debts. No way, says Charlotte Allen, since taxpayers would have to pick up the tab.

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December 2, 2011

Collegiate Press Roundup

Glenn Ricketts

Student press regulars take a look at free speech on campus, the American pre-occupation with sex scandals, bad behavior at concerts and the price of disbelief in evolution.

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November 30, 2011

5th Avenue Percussions

Peter Wood

Peter Wood contrasts discontented Occupiers with another discontented group.

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