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Students, faculty occupy building to protest cuts

Students and faculty at California State University in East Bay marched to administration offices, then occupied the building in protest.

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African Americans, women and youth hit hard

The Republican assault on the public sector threatens to accelerate the rate at which public employees are being laid off, with especially dire consequences for African Americans and women.

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Army base reopening a step closer

Prospects for redeveloping the Oakland Army Base moved a step forward last week as the City Council voted to extend its negotiating agreement with developers California Capital Group and AMB Corp.

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“Missionaries” and Planned Parenthood spar on campus

Students at the University of Southern Mississippi were assailed with graphic images last Monday by a pro-life group that styles itself "Missionaries for the Pre-Born."

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Third grade homework: Should U.S. put "illegal aliens" to death?

A troubling homework assignment asked third-graders, "What is an illegal alien?" and whether the U.S. should put them to death, force them to work in the army or shoot them into outer space.

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Nation's largest public college to offer free tuition

Miami Dade college will begin offering free tuition to local residents and discounted tuition to undocumented students.

 

 

 

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Dallas residents: "Save our schools"

Students, teachers and even one school board member protested education funding cuts.

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Next stop on the Red School Bus Tour: New Haven

Young activists are flocking to the Red School Bus Tour, sponsored by the People Before Profits Education Fund.

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Immigrant youth: Undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic

Undocumented immigrant youth spoke out about their lives, each telling a powerful story.

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National student lobby event to take place in Washington

This month marks the 42nd annual Grassroots Legislative Conference and National Student Lobby Day, or LegCon as it's come to be known.

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