Magazine article Radical Teacher

Student Activism

Magazine article Radical Teacher

Student Activism

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On Thursday, March 15, 2007, Boston College students and faculty performed nonviolent street theater in front of the New England Israeli Consulate to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the death of peace activist Rachel Corrie and to draw attention to Israel's Apartheid Wall and illegal occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. To see how the students dramatized Israel's military occupation of Palestine, go to http://youtube.com/watch?v=bJJ4zK QBcf8.

Republican students at New York University drew several hundred student protesters when playing a game called "Catch the Illegal Immigrant." Republican students searched on campus for a student wearing a nametag saying "illegal immigrant" (The New York Times, February 23, 2007).

U.S. Filipino youth and student organizations met in San Francisco for the February 16-18 weekend Third Annual National SanDiwa Conference to create a national youth and student alliance to address U.S. Filipino youth and student issues, both nationally and internationally (http://www.sandiwa. org, February 20, 2007).

Sociology students at Moscow State University have started a campaign against the unbearable conditions in their department and are seeking international support to avoid expulsion or further punishment. …

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