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“The memory hangs on”: 50 years later, activist alums talk anti-war strike

Protesters gathered against the Vietnam War during the March 1970 student strike.

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

May 7, 2020

A student strike in 1970 catalyzed anti-war action in the years to follow, but many activists were excluded from the mainstream conversation.

Administrators Failed Protesters and Lecture Organizers

Ryszard Legutko outside the Robert A. Jones House on April 17.

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

April 25, 2019

Last week, the administration canceled a talk by conservative Polish scholar and politician Ryszard Legutko due to safety concerns.

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