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Tag: Student protest
Over 100 Protesters Ask Penn and Drexel to Defund Campus Police
More than 100 protesters from the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University demanded that both schools disband and defund their respective police departments in a march through University City on Sunday, reported The Daily Pennsylvanian. The march comes nearly two months after thousands of students and faculty signed an online petition asking Penn to cease […]
August 11, 2020
Minority Professors Ask Themselves: To Protest or Not to Protest?
As students confront administrators about campus climate, it poses a dilemma to their professors, particularly faculty of color: to protest or not to protest? Can professors freely support students’ social justice causes, or are there professional risks involved? How do minority faculty decide when and how to show solidarity?
March 1, 2020
Students Protest Elimination of Strayhorn’s Position
More than a 100 students at Lemoyne-Owen College (LOC) staged a protest following the firing of Dr. Terrell L. Strayhorn, a popular vice president of student and academic affairs at the historically Black college located in Memphis.
November 17, 2019
Students Protest Racist Graffiti at Salisbury University
Salisbury University students held a protest on Tuesday after racist language and threats were discovered in Fulton Hall, a campus building. The latest graffiti, found Monday, read “Sandy Hook comes to SU” followed by a racial slur targeting the Black community. Similar graffiti has been a repeated issue in Fulton Hall this fall. Students wore […]
November 6, 2019
Seven Arrested After Fights Over ‘Silent Sam’ Statue at UNC
On Saturday, seven people were arrested in fights over the fate of ‘Silent Sam’— a Confederate statue that was toppled last week on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC), according to NBC News. ‘Silent Sam’— a monument which was created and placed on UNC’s campus, which critics call a “symbol […]
August 27, 2018
Scholars, Students React to Removal of ‘Silent Sam’ at UNC
While University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill officials called the protesters’ actions “unlawful and dangerous” – sparking backlash – some UNC students, faculty and other community members were elated about the statue’s removal.
August 21, 2018
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Asian-American Scholars Honor SFSU’s Pioneering Ethnic Studies
The Association of Asian American Studies celebrated a major diversity milestone at its national conference, 50 years after a student strike at San Francisco State University birthed ethnic studies as a model for the nation.
April 2, 2018
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