Tag: Campus Protests

Protests at College Campuses Grow in Response to Trump Election

Thousands of college students at campuses across the country have protested the election of Donald Trump and his policies in recent days, and the number of walkouts and rallies is only growing. Students at universities from coast to coast, including Stanford in California, Northwestern in Chicago and George Washington in…

Providence College Students Await President’s Plan to Combat Racism

By Sheryl Estrada Photo of via Twitter. Providence College student organizations and the Coalition Against Racism, a faculty group, hosted a discussion about racial discrimination and racism on campus Thursday,which wasafollow-up toa 13-hour sit-in last week. More than 50 students protesting “racism and anti-Blackness” participated in a sit-in outside of…

Yale Students: Remove Slavery Advocate’s Name

By Sheryl Estrada From the Web page of the petition created by Yale Divinity School students Heaven Berhane, Nicole Tinson and Nathan Empsall. Yale University’s residential building named in honor of John C. Calhoun has causedstudents to question the moral fiber of the university. Calhoun, a member of the Yale…