Additional reporting by Aaron Light and Andrea Vocos Over rooftop whiskey, poet Paul Legault became acquainted with Lit magazine’s founding editor, Mark Bibbins.
Archive for November, 2011
Pushed to achieve, students resort to desperate measures One December evening at Bobst Library, a group of students cram for upcoming exams.
For many students at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, the century-old tuition-free policy is as integral to an education as textbooks, pens and paper are at other universities. At a time when students across the country are facing rising tuition costs, and the Occupy Wall Street movement has vowed to combat student debt, the Cooper [...]
On a chilly Thursday evening a group of young people stood smoking outside a church on West 22nd Street. They were taking a break from the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting “Never Had a Legal Drink.” Inside the church, after grabbing a cup of coffee and passing on the Oreos, the group found their seats and listened to a story by a young [...]
The day after the citywide Day of Action in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, around 20 to 30 Hunter College students gathered for one of their ongoing OWS-style general assemblies to discuss Monday’s march from Madison Square Park to Baruch College.
They didn’t take the stock exchange. Instead they took over nearly the whole financial district.
Additional reporting by Stephany Chung A Play-by-Play of What Happened Yesterday at the Student Study Center The New School found itself at the epicenter of the Occupy Wall Street movement for a fleeting moment yesterday, when more than a hundred students from colleges across New York City took over the Student Study Center at 90 Fifth Ave., barricading the space [...]
Protesters from the City University of New York Graduate Center held a General Assembly meeting Friday evening at their 35th Street campus building, in light of Thursday’s Global Day of Action and the ongoing All-City Student Occupation at the New School’s Student Study Center.