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Bulgarian Students Want to Take the Helm

Novinite Insider » OPINIONS | Author: Antonia Kotseva |October 28, 2013, Monday // 16:04| Views: 2043 | Comments: 6
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Bulgaria: Bulgarian Students Want to Take the Helm

A university lecturer told me once that only a nation that is asleep needs leaders to awake it.

Since Bulgarian students have recently awaken, it may turn out that they will lead the nation’s revival on this year’s Bulgarian National Revival Day - November 1.

Occupy Sofia University” initiative proves the fact that there are young Bulgarians who want to be actively involved in what happens in their own country, instead of daydreaming on what it would be to wash dishes somewhere in Western Europe.

“Occupy SU” gains the support not only of students, but also of their teachers, so obviously university voices want to speak out.

100 students prevent 25 000 from going in class, is the main argument against the protest, but as the university president explained himself, the protest is about taking a moral stand, not about the numbers of protesters.

No matter how many oppose the “occupy the university” movement, the protesting people gave meaning to the word “student”.

Students abroad protest on various occasions, so there should be nothing wrong in the fact that Bulgarian ones want to do the same ?

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#6
Seedy - 29 Oct 2013 // 07:51:02

Agent P/Optimistic (or whoever you are today) - you appear to be confusing students with Red Trash......the latter are most certainly vermin who should be thrown in jail.

#5
Agent Piccadilly - 28 Oct 2013 // 21:35:14

Seedy is correct - these student vermin should all be rounded up and thrown in jail.

#4
Justme - 28 Oct 2013 // 21:00:42

Why not start protests in student city which has been taken over by every mafia interest in Bulgaria

#3
Seedy - 28 Oct 2013 // 18:21:07

Speaking as someone who was on the streets of Paris in '68, the rector of VT university is, unfortunately, correct. The students have a very valid political point to make but stopping thousands of their fellows from attending lectures and doing what they are in the university to do is simply selfish and childish....

#2
Philippe - 28 Oct 2013 // 17:34:38

The rector of the Veliko Turnovo university said that students doing politics on the campus is against the law. It is about time that the Berlin wall falls on his head after 24 years.

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