BY Skye Schmelzer | Gainesville, FL | 1/18/13
At 12:00 p.m. on a cool and rainy day, the voices of 20 students rang through the halls of Emerson Alumni Hall at the University of Florida, “Education is a right! Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight!”
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 12/04/12
30 students gathered outside of the University of South Florida's Marshall Student Center, Dec. 1, to mourn the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. On Nov. 23, Jordan Davis was racially targeted by a 45 year-old bigot named Michael Dunn in a Jacksonville gas station.
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 12/02/12
On Dec. 1, just after sunset, Black student organizations from Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) held a candlelight vigil for Jordan Davis. Davis, a 17-year-old Black teen was violently gunned down in Jacksonville while in the backseat of a friend's car by a middle-aged white male bigot, supposedly over the volume of the car's music.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 11/19/12
The UWM Boycott Coalition for Workers Rights, made up of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), AFSCME, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association (MGAA), Alliance of History Graduate Students (AHGS) and others joined together this summer to halt the sales of Palermo’s Pizza products on the University of Milwaukee (UWM) campus.
BY Walt Byars | Tampa, FL | 11/19/12
On Nov. 17, nearly 100 people stood against Israel's ongoing bloodbath in Gaza.
BY staff | Gainesville, FL | 11/17/12
A massive Palestinian flag with the words “Free Palestine” was raised in Turlington Plaza Nov. 15 as 40 students gathered to condemn the massacre in Gaza.
BY Students for a Democratic Society | Cusseta, Georgia | 11/11/12
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following resolution adopted at the 2012 SDS National Convention.
BY Michela Martinazzi | Gainesville, FL | 11/02/12
70 student activists from all over the country arrived in sunny Gainesville, Florida to attend the annual Students for a Democratic Society National Convention Oct. 27-28.
BY staff | Gainesville, FL | 10/23/12
On Saturday, Oct. 27, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) will be hosting their national convention at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
BY Chrisley Carpio | Gainesville, FL | 10/10/12
On Oct. 8, about three dozen Gainesville activists held a rally to protest the 11th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan.