12 Times College Women Helped Lead The Resistance

College campuses across America have often served as sites of protest and political unrest, with young students on the front lines fighting to make their voices heard. And often, women are the ones leading the fight. From demonstrating against antiquated dorm curfews at the University of Massachusetts in 1966 to carrying mattresses to shed light on sexual assault at Columbia University in 2015, college women have long been torchbearers of resistance. Just take a look at this timeline of campus activism for further proof.

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