ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Revolt at LSE

Revolt at LSE A WAVE of protest from Britain's university students is gathering strength and may force a redefinition of the student's role in the University and in society. At the moment, unrest is centred on the London School of Economics, where for the last week hundreds of students have blocked the entrance hall during a "sit-in" demonstration against the University authorities. Ostensibly, this is in protest against the suspension of two student leaders who led a demonstration against the appointment of Walter Adams, former head of University College, Rhodesia, to succeed the School's present director Sir Sidney Caine, who is retiring. Underneath it is a call for a revision of the political role of the student in the University and in society, and this is the most publicised symptom of a nation-wide unrest.

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