Ten students from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) are holding a sit-in today in college President John Maeda’s office and calling for the university to divest from major fossil fuel companies. The students are demanding that President Maeda and Board of Trustees Chair Michael Spalter personally endorse divestment from the coal, gas, and […]

Right now, students at UW-Madison are occupying Chancellor David Ward’s office. They’re risking arrest to show solidarity with our fight for justice at Palermo’s Pizza. Students are not going to allow Chancellor Ward—who you may recall said he would not speak out against Palermo’s continued attacks on workers’ rights—to ignore their demands to cut the […]

At 2:15pm today, 12 students entered Chancellor Ward’s office to protest his refusal to uphold UW-Madison’s code of conduct for companies that produce goods using UW logos. The students are demanding that the university cut ties with Milwaukee-based frozen pizza manufacturer Palermo Villa Inc over the company’s labor practices. The sit in comes after a […]

A group of students at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN have been staging a sit-in of administration buildings in protest of the college’s relationship with Wells Fargo. The sit-in started on April 23 and the students are pledging to remain until the college switches to a different banking institution. Via KSTP: The student campaign […]

There are many, many times that my current home state of Arizona has made me grateful to be able to take solace in knowing I am a California native, and this is certainly one of those times. As reported in the Phoenix New Times, House Bill 2467, sponsored by Republican state Representatives Bob Thorpe, Sonny […]

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