Category Archive: Direct Action

“Red Sounds” march announced as next Quebec solidarity action (June 22)

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/464373573575892 Sunday, July 22, 2012 7:00pm Sunday, July 22 is the Quebec student movement’s next major day of action for their strike that has lasted almost 4 months. In solidarity, various… Continue reading

Rally and march against executive pay raises at Monday’s Board Meeting

Students United for a Free CUNY has announced a rally and march to the Board of Trustee’s meeting on Monday, June 25 to oppose pay scale increases for top administrators. Under this plan,… Continue reading

Pop-Up Free University announced for Bed-Stuy Juneenth (6/23)

[Updated 6/19 @ 11:49 pm] The Free University has announced a pop-up event for Saturday, June 23 in Bedford-Stuyvesant to commemorate this year’s Juneteenth. http://www.facebook.com/events/141068732695190 – POP-UP OPEN AIR FREE UNIVERSITY – COMMUNITY-LED… Continue reading

CUNY students and the Free University to stand in solidarity with Quebec students on May 22

On Tuesday in New York City, CUNY students and a pop-up of the Free University will stand in solidarity with Quebec students who will be marching in record numbers, in defense of the right to protest, and for the right to education as we determine it.

Students and faculty respond to assaults and arrests at #May2 Student Manifestation

Earlier today, students and faculty wrote to Brooklyn College President Karen Gould about the handling of yesterday’s #May2 Student Manifestation, at which two Brooklyn College students were arrested (both now released—one with an… Continue reading

Press coverage of the Free University

A roundup of press coverage of the Free University held on May 1, 2012 in Madison Square Park.

Free University schedule and info pack released

The May Day Free University schedule has been released. Download the entire packet at: http://www.dropbox.com/sh/fi89tzdqivhe8m3/Fv4Ten7z2Y. MEDIA ADVISORY Press Inquiries: (347) 670-FREU (3738) Rayya El Zein:  (rayyaelz@gmail.com) 646-696-8910 Zoltán Glück : (zoltan.gluck@gmail.com) 415-519-5541 On TUESDAY, MAY… Continue reading

To Wed: Chancellor Goldstein & Kroll Security Group! May 1, 2012 beginning on the steps of the Graduate Center

From the folks who brought us the #M1 Radical Lunch comes a new installment of political theater at CUNY: The Wedding of Goldstein and Kroll. The spoof wedding announcement appeared today, along with… Continue reading

Roundup of CUNY events leading up to May Day and beyond

Wednesday, April 25: 9am – 100 Centre Street – CUNY Press Conference to support 5 CUNY students who were arrested at Baruch College on November 21st, 2011. Before their 9:30am court appearance, they… Continue reading

May 2 Student Manifestation announced at Brooklyn College

Meet us on the Brooklyn College Quad on May 2nd at 12:00pm and take back our education from the Board of Trustees, Wall Street and our college administrators.

Brooklyn College to exorcise student debt on 1T Day, Apr 25 at Noon

As student debt in the United States hits One Trillion Dollars, the Brooklyn College Student Union along with the help of Reverend Billy Talen, plan to “exorcise” student debt from campus. The 1T day… Continue reading

Free University announced for May Day; call for teach-ins, workshops and relocated classes

A coalition of New York City students and educators, from high schools, colleges, and universities—including CUNY—have announced the May Day Free University, a one-day, “pop-up” university taking place on May 1 from 10am-3pm in Madison Square Park.  The Free University… Continue reading

Graduate Center gets ready for May Day

Direct Action Training Thursday April 5 4pm-6pm rm 5409 A training in the skills of nonviolent direct action, what to expect in crowd and arrest situations, and how to organize collectively to make change by putting your… Continue reading

City College Study-In continues, demanding library access, lower tuition and more

For the past several weeks, students at City College have been holding late night study-ins to demand 24/7 library access to accommodate a large, dedicated and diverse student body. The event has been held… Continue reading

Video and photos from #M1 Radical Lunch: Look what CUNY is serving us

A first look at this nutritious and fulfilling protest of what CUNY is serving: tuition hikes, low pay, poor adjunct conditions, security crackdowns, and an undemocratic university.

#M1 Radical Lunch: What’s on the menu at CUNY?

[Updated 3/2/2012 @ 6:32pm] Video and photos of the event are posted here. Occupy CUNY invites you to a radical “lunch” to start of the #M1 Day of Action. Join us for a… Continue reading

State of the Students Address announced for 2/20

Students United for a Free CUNY and NY Students Rising have announced a State of the Students Address for Monday, Feb 20 at Noon on the steps of City Hall. Join Students United… Continue reading

Video of Goldstein mic checked several times at New School panel on higher ed

The New School has posted the full video from its 12/8 panel on the future of higher education, where Chancellor Goldstein spoke and was challenged at various points about tuition increases, open admissions,… Continue reading

Goldstein mic-checked at New School panel on higher ed

The Hunter General Assembly Facebook page just announced that Chancellor Goldstein was mic-checked at tonight’s Future of Higher Education event at the New School. More on this as it develops… The Future of… Continue reading

[Updated] Occupation of Hunter underway

[Update 12/7/2011 @ 1:32pm] The occupation continues! A Facebook message sent two hours ago invites everyone to join in the west building lobby. The Hunter Envoy has also been reporting on this and other… Continue reading

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