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Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 6:51PM UTC Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The juxtaposition of a recent surge of graduate employment in science and engineering with funding cuts and decreased support for disciplines such as the arts could leave students pondering why they would risk their futures by studying anything other than science or technology. Countless budding artists, historians and sociologists worldwide

US student rallies support Hong Kong protesters

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 11:29AM UTC US student rallies support Hong Kong protesters

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. students have been gathering with umbrellas to show their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police arrest student protesters at government complex

By Sat, Sep 27, 2014 3:44PM UTC A student is taken away by policemen at the government headquarters  in Hong Kong, Saturday. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police in Hong Kong are moving in to arrest the remaining 50 students who occupied the premises of government headquarters to protest China’s refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in the semiautonomous region.

Hong Kong students ‘savvy and bold’ in pursuit of democracy

By Fri, Sep 26, 2014 3:48PM UTC Students carry a defaced picture of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest outside his home last month. Pic: AP.

While US Vice President Joe Biden claims the US will chase ISIS to the gates of hell, on Thursday evening nearly 4,000 Hong Kong students chased democracy to the gates of the Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s mansion in the hills over looking the city.

Hong Kong students strike in democracy battle

By Mon, Sep 22, 2014 3:37PM UTC Students raise their fists during a rally at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Hong Kong, Monday. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong students are gearing up to boycott classes over Beijing’s decision to restrict electoral reforms in the former British colony.

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