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Occupy the Farm RePlants the Gill Tract!~ - by Ryan Rising
Occupy the Farm has gathered at the Gill Tract in Albany, CA, and walked back on to the land to replant uprooted seedlings and put some new plant starts into the ground. Over one hundred people and one bunny got together across Monroe Street from the piece of land that was planted Saturday and tilled under earlier this Monday morning and walked back on to the land arm in arm.
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:18PM
Four Arrests, A Tractor Sit-In, and A Destroyed Farm - by Ryan Rising
Four people are arrested today attempting to plant and then defend a community farm in Albany, CA on a piece of land owned and planned to be paved over and developed by the University of California at Berkeley. Many farmers express they want a peaceful and voluntary shift towards all people taking care of each other, and also that destruction of food will not be tolerated. RISE UP
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:55PM
Universities are not the only way to educate - by Avan Curran
With rising tuition costs and less job prospects after graduation, a college education is beginning to be as much of a liability as it is an asset. Are college degrees even as necessary as we think, and are there other ways to educate the workforce?
Posted: Thu May 9, 2013 10:59AM
Personal Op-Ed Report - by Steven Compagno Jr.
In 2007 a study was composed of racial comfort levels at Sonoma State University. Today 5 years later we do the same study to find out if things have improved. This is my personal reflection of my experience that I got from doing this study.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 4:12PM
Sonoma State University's Diversity Issue Continues - by Brittney Gorman
Sonoma State University's diversity levels have always been criticized for being low. But with recent cuts in positions like Director of Diversity, we can only see the problem continuing.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 2:34PM
Comfort Level at Local CSU, Sonoma State University - by Katrina W
This article is regarding the comfort level, or lack there of at Sonoma State University in California
Posted: Sat May 4, 2013 3:23PM
TELL THE WORLD: Ethical human rights, develop, globaliz to replace Neoliberal Absolutism - by Anthony Ravlich
TELL THE WORLD. The following letter includes and brief description of a plan for youth. I have written a lot on the plan which can be called global ethical human rights. It is to replace neoliberalism which has now developed into a neoliberal absolutism, also briefly described. The foundations of the plan were first described in my book published in 2008.
Posted: Thu May 2, 2013 6:44PM
Diversity at Sonoma State University - by Jovani Carrillo
Sonoma State University has always been thought of as a mostly White students on campus. Research suggest that the other races feel that SSU should be more diverse and some feel uncomfortable that its not.
Posted: Wed May 1, 2013 1:28PM
A letter: Neoliberal Absolutism and global ethical individual rights plan for youth. - by Anthony Ravlich
Includes a brief description of Neoliberal Absolutism and a plan for youth to fight for their individual rights in a globalized world requiring a global ethical human rights approach.
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:07PM
Personal Comfort Levels of Students at Sonoma State University - by Jacqueline Sanchez
Op Ed Sociology 336 Peter Phillips
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:50AM
Early Childhood Education will change the school system - by Tania
A new major is being implemented at some college campuses. This may improve the education our children receive during their first academic years, Pre-school.
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:44AM
Sonoma State: Maintaining Appearances - by Tanya Trimble
Sonoma State University is maintaining its reputation of being the whitest, richest school in California as it cuts funding for key diversity support systems. Survey results suggest that students of color feel just as uncomfortable, in terms of their race on campus, as they did five years ago.
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:41PM
Group Op- Ed for Sociology Class - by Lyndsay Tedrow
this is a summary of a semester long project we did for our Sociology Class at SSU we examined diverstiy and personal comfort levels on campus.
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:14PM
Stop Discrimination at UC Davis - by Brittany Delany
No student should tolerate any form of abuse from people in authority within any institution of learning. All students have the right to be treated in a healthy, respectful and in a dignified manner. This campaign is spearheaded by several male students of African descent that attend UCD, past and present students of color from the dramatic arts department/ performance studies department who have been assaulted by various forms of hostile treatment and discrimination. We bring light, support...
Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:08PM
UC Davis, Cesar Chavez and Disrespecting the Legacy - by Francisco J. Dominguez, Photographer
We strongly believe that our children would be much better served by the teachers and teachings of non-violence, compassion and humanitarian concerns.
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2013 12:45PM
A Curious New York Times Article on Teacher Evaluations - by Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer
A recent New York Times article, “Curious Grade For Teachers: Nearly All Pass,” finds incredulous the idea that, “In Florida, 97 percent of teachers were deemed effective or highly effective in the most recent evaluations.” The author goes on to cite similar percentages in other states and concludes: “The teachers might be rated all above average, like students in Lake Wobegon, for the same reason that the older evaluation methods were considered lacking.” In other words, the teac...
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2013 8:35AM
Fending off university-attacking zombies - by David Naylor
Last week, David Naylor, the president of the University of Toronto, made a speech to Empire Club of Canada members about what he describes as educational zombies — government and industry calls for more job-specific education at universities and more research aligned with industry needs. His speech was timely in that it responded to a growing chorus of criticism in the media and industry circles that ... the ideals of a liberal arts education are no longer sufficient to prepare graduates f...
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:49AM
Video available: Captured UN's decision means peaceful revolutions justified. - by Anthony Ravlich
Video available: discusses the Captured UN's 'permanent' rebalancing of global power from the West to Developing Asia (including China and India), the 'grassroots-up rather than Beehive-down' approach to rebuilding Christchurch and the cowardice of the domestic and global establishments in refusing to discuss the ethical approach to human rights, development and globalization for World Peace - to replace neoliberalism.
Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:34PM
Defending Howard Zinn - by Systemic Disorder
An attack on Howard Zinn in American Educator reveals only the fear of exposure of the violence and inequality built into the structures of the United States.
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:28PM
Submit your Free Skool Class Proposals for Spring! - by Free Skool Santa Cruz
Only 2 More days to submit your Free Skool Class Proposals for Spring! Spring is a wonderful time to put creativity into action, More info below.
Posted: Mon Feb 4, 2013 11:04AM