Tag: CUNY

Fighting Privatization, Occupy Activists at CUNY and UC Kick Into High Gear

Fighting Privatization, Occupy Activists at CUNY and UC Kick Into High Gear

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Fighting Privatization, Occupy Activists at CUNY and UC Kick Into High Gear Josh Eidelson December 16, 2011 Every afternoon last week, students, teachers, and neighbors gathered to hold classes on UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza. Everyone was welcome. They sat on the ground, or on what are now called the Mario Savio Steps. Topics included the […]

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CUNY Students Protesting Tuition Increase Clash With Police (New York Times)

CUNY Students Protesting Tuition Increase Clash With Police (New York Times)

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

A daylong rally by City University of New York students against a planned tuition increase turned turbulent Monday evening when marchers ignored police requests to clear the lobby of a building at Baruch College where the university’s trustees were meeting and 15 people were arrested. The students were pushed to the ground and taken away […]

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