October

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Students: Obama loan relief plan good first step, more needed

Student activists say the president's executive order on the issue is not nearly enough to tackle the larger student debt crisis.

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New Haven joins Occupy Movement

On October 15th, New Haven joined the Occupy Movement with a kick-off march of 1,000 people on the New Haven Green.

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Millions wear purple, GOP hopeful bashes gays

Millions are wearing purple Thursday to mark the second annual Spirit Day, when people put on the color purple to show support for LGBT youth.

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College costs, public and private, continue to rise

If you're looking for a college education, plan to be in debt for a long, long time. The cost of schools is on the rise - again.

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Spirit Day: Wear purple on Thursday to support LGBT youth

Spirit Day was organized in 2010 as a response to the LGBT youth who had taken their own lives following relentless anti-LGBT bullying. On Oct. 20, individuals, schools and organizations wear purple, which symbolizes spirit on the rainbow flag.

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A new student uprising in the works?

Two hundred at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst targeted the Bank of America. The bank is planning to raise fees it charges for use of debit cards.

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Young Latinos keeping their eyes on the prize for immigration reform

A major topic discussed during the Take Back the American Dream conference here last week was immigrant rights and fighting for the DREAM Act.

Campaign for youth jobs kicks off in New Haven

Over 50 people gathered at the New Haven Peoples' Center for a "Youth Jobs Roundtable" to launch a campaign for good jobs for youth in New Haven.

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Campaign for Youth Jobs kicks off in New Haven

High school students, leaders of student organizations, local politicians, community organizations and labor organizers put their heads together to launch a campaign for good youth jobs in New Haven.

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LA joins the We are the 99 percent movement

On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.

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