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July 15, 2014

Pride Without 'Pride': Power in Shared Spaces

H Kapp-Klote

What could possibly be left to say about Pride? Everyone, it seems, queer and straight, has an opinion on pride. JD Samson thinks we should get off the internet and, somehow relatedly, that trans women should be nicer. Colorlines thinks...


July 10, 2014

The Garden Where Rough Edges Grow

Hannah K. Gold

Every young generation, as it comes of age, is told it’s special, that everyone else’s hopes and dreams live through it, and, simultaneously, that it is already not living up to these expectations. With this in mind, I — a...

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To My Comrades Still Navigating Higher Education

Alex Ngo

I am a recent college graduate inspired to write this as a thank you to my comrades for the times they picked up one of my fallen stars, embraced me, withered and weak, and lifted me back up. As I...



June 11, 2014

It’s Time for the Department of Education to Dump Sallie Mae

Beth Huang

For more than year, the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) – alongside coalition partners, including the American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association, and U.S. Student Association – has been calling for the Department of Education to cancel its $100...





June 11, 2014

At the Frontlines, Youth Continue to Fight Queer and Trans Homelessness

Hannah K. Gold

The LGBT Rally for Homeless Youth began even before the hundreds of people who had gathered in Washington Square Park stood at attention before the stage, while they were still milling around and greeting one another. A smattering of joyous...

Kicking Out Condi: No Rice at Rutgers

David Bedford

After Rutgers students sat-in to protest Condoleezza Rice’s selection as commencement speaker, media outlets from across the country, ranging from USA Today to Fox News to the Daily Beast, tried their best to shoot us down. They accused us of...

Mississippi Students Come Up Against Their Governor in Commencement Fight

Patricia Tortora

The University of Mississippi Creed states that all those involved with the University are to “Believe in the respect for the dignity of each person.” Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s selection as commencement speaker misrepresents and dishonors this creed. Bryant recently...

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