Pittsburgh: Students Disrupt Anti-Abortion Event at University

By Sarah Ahmed On Monday, student activists at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) disrupted an anti-abortion event held on campus. The students, a majority of whom were women, demanded that the University of Pittsburgh stop allowing crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) and other anti-women organizations to promote themselves and hold events on campus. The anti-abortion event, called the “Stop Aborted Fetal Experiments” conference, spread lies about … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Students Disrupt Anti-Abortion Event at University

Brazil: Students Occupy University Building, Demand an End to Privatization of Education

Photo: Students on the steps at the Federal University of Parana (Source: A Nova Democracia) By Ben Robinson Between November 6 and 8, the Student Front Against Distance Education (Frente Estudantil Contra a Educação a Distância) organized a student strike and occupation of the Federal University of Parana’s cafeteria. Brazilian students are protesting the privatization of education, funding cuts, and the end of in-person classes … Continue reading Brazil: Students Occupy University Building, Demand an End to Privatization of Education

Austin: Protesters Disrupt Zionist Meeting on UT Campus

By Josefina Morales On September 30, activists and supporters of the local chapter of Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) held an action on the University of Texas campus, disrupting a pro-Israel meeting on the topic of “Israeli intelligence” led by speaker Itai Shapira. Itai Shapira worked for the Israeli Defense Intelligence in a variety of high-profile positions over … Continue reading Austin: Protesters Disrupt Zionist Meeting on UT Campus

Austin: University Students Rally and March for Daunte Wright

By Josefina Morales On Wednesday evening, University of Texas at Austin (UT) student group Cops Off Campus rallied supporters on the steps of the UT Tower to protest the police murder of Daunte Wright and show solidarity with those protesting elsewhere. Wright’s murder on April 11 has sparked the people’s anger anew, and protests against police have broken out in multiple cities this week as … Continue reading Austin: University Students Rally and March for Daunte Wright

Oxnard: Student Journalists Face Threats of Repression for Campus Distribution

By Serran Soledad Only one week after the release of Revolutionary Student News’s (RSN) first anti-imperialist newsletter, students were interrogated, then escorted off the Oxnard High School campus by Assistant Principal Lauren Rodriguez, for attempting to distribute copies of the paper to their peers. Accompanied by a campus security guard, Rodriguez told RSN supporters that the Oxnard Police Department had been called and that an … Continue reading Oxnard: Student Journalists Face Threats of Repression for Campus Distribution

Mexico: Ayotzinapa Normalistas Burn State Building, Demand Answers

By Nélida Tello On July 17, Ayotzinapa normalistas set fire to the Guerreo State Legislative Building along with a guard post on the premises during an action condemning President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) attempt to use the case of the 43 disappeared normalistas as a ‘smoke screen’ for COVID-19. More than 300 normalistas, students who attend rural teachers’ colleges, traveled from Ayotzinapa to Chilpancingo, … Continue reading Mexico: Ayotzinapa Normalistas Burn State Building, Demand Answers

Trump Threatens International Students With Deportation

By Peter Cherry This week, Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) threatened to bar entry to or deport millions of international students studying in the US if their university does not offer in-person classes this fall. This announcement is part of a broader effort by the imperialist Donald Trump to use the pretext of coronavirus to further restrict immigration and increase deportations. This effort not only … Continue reading Trump Threatens International Students With Deportation

San Diego: Students Rebel Against UCSD Professor

By Nélida Tello Last week, students in an Introduction to African American Studies course at the University of California San Diego took control away from their instructor, Dr. Darwin Fishman, and demanded that they be given a no-fault final exam, as to not be penalized in their final grade, as many students were taking part in the nationwide rebellions and grieving the police murders of … Continue reading San Diego: Students Rebel Against UCSD Professor