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On Standing Up and Saying “I Can’t Take it Anymore”

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

October 8, 2016

It is a strange contradiction of higher education that colleges serve as both nesting grounds for the capital R Radical Left—Democracy Now-watching, Dissent-reading, Marxist-Hegelian-Zizekian psycho-blatherers (that's meant to be half self-deprecatory)—and as microcosms of massive social inequality....

On Strike!

Erik

July 9, 2014

Every day, from 11 to 1, a huge number of students wait in line for lunch at UFPI's main cafeteria. Although the food is never anything special - usually it's rice, beans, salad and some part of a chicken or cow - the government subsidizes the price, so students depend on it for their meals. For the p...

Stand Up for Justice, Sit Down When Tired!

Rosemary Hanson

November 7, 2013

While the rest of The Backpage writers are on strike, I've decided to conduct a one-woman sit-in to present the administration with the visible face of our struggle. I will not leave the Pio office –– even to go to class –– until this travesty of unequal pay is remedied. Day 1 Got pretty b...

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Jade Blake-Whitney

September 24, 2013

Should the United States use air strikes against the Syrian Government?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they think about the US government using air strikes against the Syrian government....

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