Tag Archives: Campuses

Jenny Brown : Workers Challenge Big Food

Image from Food Chain Workers’ Alliance.From farm to fork:Workers challenge Big Food By Jenny Brown / Labor Notes / November 7, 2011 Workers and students gathered at “Food Day” events on dozens of campuses to link decent jobs to decent … finish reading Jenny Brown : Workers Challenge Big Food

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Harry Targ : Higher Education, Capitalism, and the ‘Paterno Effect’

Virtual Penn State Nittany Lion by Avatar Sculptor Cheen Pitney / Cheen Pitney’s Peacefools.The ‘Paterno effect’:Thinking about capitalism,higher education, and moral repugnance By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / November 21, 2011 “And when I think of all the … finish reading Harry Targ : Higher Education, Capitalism, and the ‘Paterno Effect’

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Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

Navy ROTC cadets from Florida’s Jacksonville University. U.S.Navy photo by Spc. 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. / 4GWar. ROTC resurgent Part II: ROTC’s history and return to campus When the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy was dropped in 2010, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

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Michael Meeropol : ‘L’Affaire Kushner’ at New York’s City University

Tony Kushner. Photo by Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters.L’Affaire Kushner:Give and take at theCity University of New York CUNY awards honorary doctorate to playwright Tony Kushner, takes it away, then — after ‘firestorm’ of protest — gives it back. By Michael Meeropol / … finish reading Michael Meeropol : ‘L’Affaire Kushner’ at New York’s City University

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Lauren Kelley : Packing Heat on Texas Campuses

Texas Governor Rick Perry fires a six shooter at an event in Fort Worth. Photo by Rodger Mallison / AP.Pretty scary: Texas about to make it legalto carry guns on college campuses By Lauren Kelley / AlterNet / February 21, … finish reading Lauren Kelley : Packing Heat on Texas Campuses

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Greg Moses : Dream Remains for Hector Lopez and Others

Photo from Reuters.Despite defeat of DREAM Act:Hope remains for Hector Lopez and others By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2010 Two weeks ago 21-year-old Hector Lopez was the poster-perfect picture for hope in the DREAM Act. … finish reading Greg Moses : Dream Remains for Hector Lopez and Others

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David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

Latino students at the University of Virginia hold a silent march to support the DREAM Act. Photo courtesy Latino Student Alliance / University of Virginia.Students ‘sin papeles‘ defy deportation,urge Congress to support DREAM Act By David Bacon / The Rag … finish reading David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

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David Bacon : California’s Perfect Storm

Students and teachers march in Oakland, California,to protest the termination of adult education programs. Photo by David Bacon.Fighting to save public education:California’s perfect storm Across California, new alliances of teachers, students, state workers, communities of color, and working-class communities in … finish reading David Bacon : California’s Perfect Storm

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Greg Moses : Saad Nabeel, the Sophomore Who Isn’t

Saad Nabeel: An education interrupted.The sophomore who isn’t:How Saad Nabeel’s freshman year got ICE’d By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / September 29, 2010 See Saad Nabeel video, Below. [See Greg Moses’ earlier articles about Saad Nabeel on The … finish reading Greg Moses : Saad Nabeel, the Sophomore Who Isn’t

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Jonah Raskin : Sex on Campus and Ulysses Un-Seen

Censored image from Ulysses Seen. Graphic from Literature R Us.Girls Lean Back:Sex on campus,And the ongoing appeal of pornography By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / June 15, 2010 Don’t the censors of sexually explicit materials get it? Well, … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Sex on Campus and Ulysses Un-Seen

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Sound and Fury Dept. : Karl Rove at UT-Austin

Heidi Turpin (left) and Fran Hanlon, members of CodePink’s “Pink Police,” express their intentions, April 19, 2010, on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, prior to an appearance by Republican strategist Karl Rove. Photo by Jim Turpin … finish reading Sound and Fury Dept. : Karl Rove at UT-Austin

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Bill Ayers : Doublespeak at the University of Wyoming

Doublespeak at the University of Wyoming “President Tom Buchanan’s self-satisfied bromides do nothing to disguise the fact that the principle of free and open intellectual exchange has suffered a defeat at the University of Wyoming. As the AAUP has argued … finish reading Bill Ayers : Doublespeak at the University of Wyoming

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