Students http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Activism Or Slacktivism? How Social Media Hurts And Helps Student Activism http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/activism-or-slacktivism-how-social-media-hurts-and-helps-student-activism <p>On Oct. 1, 1964, hundreds of University of California-Berkeley students surrounded a police car to protest the arrest of a student. Students stood on top of the car to deliver speeches and sing, “We Shall Overcome,” to a crowd that grew to include roughly two thousand students.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 04:55:51 +0000 Kate Essig 32148 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Activism Or Slacktivism? How Social Media Hurts And Helps Student Activism Commentary: Today’s Young Adults: Cynics, Activists Or A Little Of Both? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commentary-today-s-young-adults-cynics-activists-or-little-both-0 <div>Earlier this year, the Institute of Politics at Harvard University noted a decline in the trust young voters have in public institutions. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Pete Abel 27093 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commentary: Today’s Young Adults: Cynics, Activists Or A Little Of Both?