A three-day sit-in protest was enough to convince University of California-Santa Cruz administrators to cave to every one of the student activist demands, such as a guarantee for black students to live in an African-American-themed house for the duration of college.
Topic: sit-in protest
St. Olaf College in Turmoil as Students Block Buildings over Racial Unrest
St. Olaf College is facing inner turmoil as college students are unhappy over alleged racial turmoil and tension.
Swarthmore Students Upset at Punishment for Sit-In Protest at Administrative Offices
Apparently, the notion of consequences escaped these Millennial college students at Swarthmore: Last month, members of the anti-fossil fuel group Mountain Justice occupied Chief Investment Officer Mark C. Amstutz’s office to denounce the school’s investments in fossil…
Study: Extreme Protest Tactics Hurt Protesters’ Case and Public Support
From Campus Reform: Blocking traffic, damaging property, rioting, and other forms of extreme protest behaviours can reduce popular support for social movements, a new study concludes. The study, Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support For Social…
UMass Caves to Student Protesters and will Divest from Fossil Fuels
The question is, then where will UMass make up that revenue gap by not investing in fossil fuels? *crickets*
Seattle University Students Occupy Dean’s Office
So much occupying, so little time to do actual coursework and productive things in life.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Civil Rights Movement is Nothing Like Today’s Activists, Clemson Professor Writes
Dr. David Woodard made some great points about today’s activist students: A political science professor at Clemson university drew a stark contrast Monday between recent student protests and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Civil Rights Movement….
Liberty-Minded Clemson Students Worry about ‘Black Out’ Protests and Free Speech
From Campus Reform: Student speech advocates are asking Clemson University to enforce state law and its own policies with respect to the students who occupied an administration building last week. In response to the racially-motivated…
Duke Sit-In Protesters Won’t Leave President’s Office
Don’t they have classes to attend? Duke University administrators have flatly rejected calls to continue negotiations with student protesters but the student government passed a resolution in support of the week-long sit-in, calling it a…
Ohio State Vice President Tells Sit-In Protesters to Stop or Be Arrested
Way to take a stand, Ohio State University. Photo by Howard TJ