Graduate Students

How the U. of Missouri Became a Hotbed for Graduate-Student Activism

Daniel Brenner/The Columbia Daily Tribune via AP

Graduate students at the U. of Missouri at Columbia took part in a "day of action" last month to draw attention to their grievances. The protest movement shows how quickly and easily tensions can flare up, on this and other campuses.
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On a recent Sunday evening, nine graduate students at the University of Missouri at Columbia met in a cramped room on the third floor of Ellis Library. They were leaders of the newly formed Forum on Graduate Rights, and after two weeks of organizing...

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