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Meet Valeria Escalante

As part of a new series, Taking a Stand, I present to you the first episode of this new project.

Valeria Escalante is a junior at Texas State University and is also president of the on-campus organization, Latinos Unidas. 25 more words


'Fear... When I Walk Into My Classroom': Students Protest Gun Violence

By Joel Hillan

ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4)– About 50 students walked out of Ralston Valley High School Friday to protest gun violence.

Among them was senior Riley Taylor who organized the protest. 345 more words



Significant to Richard Keresemose Baholo’s artwork removals is the #RhodesMustFall movement, during which student activists protested against UCT’s colonial influence on the institution’s black African student population in March 2015. 749 more words


Roughly one year after #RhodesMustFall, a group of students closely associated with #RhodesMustFall initiated the #Shackville protests, the name having “an overt intertextual reference to the Sharpeville massacre” … 315 more words

Protesters hold press conference during second day of sit-in

Students held a press conference during their second full day of their sit-in protest, now holding on at 48 hours.

The press conference was a direct message to University President Trauth, asking her to meet with them to further discuss their demands. 41 more words


Why I need a candidate

In my page “Steve Woodsmall for Congress” I write about why Steve is my candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives NC District 11.  1,232 more words

Coming Together

Students protest gun violence in school-wide walkout


“No more silence! End gun violence!” The call echoes across the courtyard as students chant the mantra again and again.

“We wanted to stop school shootings and keep our students safe, our teachers safe, our schools safe,” Kelly Trang, Student Leadership President, said. 512 more words