Tag: amber

24
Dec

Students in Northern Mexico Protest Drug War Violence

This holiday season ABC News reports that students at the Autonomous University of the City of Juarez (UACJ) (in its Spanish acronym) have formed a group to resist the drug war. The students are targeting corruption in the police and military, highlighting human rights abuses as part of their campaign. One videoed episode of state violence drew the students ire: the late October police shooting of

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21
Dec

Nicholas Davies, Chapter Leader of the Week

Name: Nicholas Davies Chapter: Front Range Community College Location: Longmont, Colorado  When did you first get involved with SSDP and why do you like being part of the organization?  I was first introduced to SSDP during my second year in Student Government when I was fortunate enough to meet a fellow by the name of Christopher Pezza. After a few

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13
Dec

Northern Illinois Universtiy SSDP Recognized

After SSDP’s chapter at Northern Illinois University was denied recognition as an official group on campus and told that they could not apply for funding, hold meetings on campus or even post flyers promoting events or causes, they took action to protect student free speech. It wasn’t an easy battle, but SSDP prevailed and have been given full recognition by NIU. Northern Illinois

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