Students


Behind the Green Square: Why Many Students Opposed the Strike

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Check out Martin Robert’s support of the student strike. This article has been translated from the original French. Read the French version here. On March 30, 2011, Quebec Minister of Finance, Raymond Bachand, announced that students would have to pay more for their university education, and that the funding of universities would require a greater […]

Not Another Brick in the Wall: Capitalism and Student Protests in Chile

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A few days ago, I visited a high school in a poor urban area in Western Santiago and met with the junior and senior classes to discuss the student movement of 2011 in Chile. “What were the mobilized youth demanding?” I asked the students in the San Alberto Hurtado School. “Did they succeed?” The questions […]

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Lost in Translation after Graduation?

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What students do after leaving the academy can be impressive, surprising, and, as one department found out, useful for universities interested in improving the student experience.