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For the majority of us seeking degrees, higher education is indeed dying a slow and painful death. Too little considered, however, is the role we as students are playing in its demise. The combination of tuition hikes, a lack of democratic governance in our schools, ballooning student debt, and the intimate relationship between our financial institutions and our academic ones are certainly killing higher education – but what is killing the student movement is our own complacency with these policies. Read more

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“The zero tolerance policy and aggressive demeanor of guards seemed totally out of proportion to the events occurring on campus.” Read more

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La Universidad Libre se pensó como un espacio libre de limitantes económicos o académicos y libre de la agenda neoliberal que busca convertir la educación en mercancía, las universidades en centros comerciales y los estudiantes, con sus miles de dólares en deudas, en esclavos del complejo financiero-educativo. Read more