BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 10/15/11
Over 50 students from around the state gathered at the Occupy Minnesota site here, Oct. 13. They came together to speak to the struggles of students burdened by crippling debts, challenged by inequalities and struggling to get an education in a system corrupted by corporate interests.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 10/10/11
On Sept. 28, more than 50 students from Florida State University (FSU) came together to rally against proposed 15% tuition hikes and continued cuts to education.
BY Marisol Marquez | Tampa, FL | 9/28/11
On Sept. 22, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) announced the beginning of their campaign against a 15% tuition hike at the University of South Florida (USF).
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 9/22/11
80 members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and their allies participated in a march here, Sept. 16, against annual tuition hikes planned by administrators at the University of Florida (UF). Administrators say they will raise tuition by 15% or more each year through 2019.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 9/18/11
On Sept 14, the University of Florida chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) rallied together in favor of Palestine’s United Nation’s bid for statehood.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 9/06/11
The group Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) in Gainesville has a new reason to celebrate. On Sept. 6, student activists at the University of Florida (UF) defeated the block tuition system proposed by the administration and their Board of Trustees.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 9/06/11
All across Florida this fall, student activists in are off to an amazing start. Groups in Tallahassee, Pensacola, Gainesville, Tampa and Orlando have blasted onto the scene with activism and victories, although universities and colleges started 2011-2012 classes only weeks ago.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 8/17/11
The Graduate Assistants Union (GAU) and allies from Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) rallied against student fees leveled upon graduate students at the University of Florida, Aug. 16.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 8/10/11
More than 10,000 teachers and students assembled here, July 30, for the Save Our Schools Conference and March.
BY Brad Sigal | San Salvador, El Salvador | 8/01/11
On July 30 more than 2000 people marched here to commemorate the 36th anniversary of a massacre of Salvadoran students on July 30, 1975.