Category Archive: Press Coverage

Press coverage of Pathways fight at Queensborough CC

Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/cuny-colleges-english-department-faces-big-cuts-in-dispute-over-credit-hours/48904 The GC Advocate http://opencuny.org/gcadvocate/2012/09/15/psc-responds-to-pathways-outrage-at-queensborough-community-college/ http://opencuny.org/gcadvocate/2012/09/18/update-on-the-fight-at-qcc/ http://opencuny.org/gcadvocate/2012/09/18/open-letter-regarding-threatened-pathways-reprisals-at-queensborough-community-college/ Inside Higher Ed http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/09/17/cuny-faculty-protest-response-departmental-vote-community-college New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/18/nyregion/college-english-dept-fights-class-time-cuts.html The New York World http://www.thenewyorkworld.com/2012/09/18/pathways StudentActivism.net http://studentactivism.net/2012/09/15/cuny-administration-declares-war-on-rebel-faculty/ http://studentactivism.net/2012/09/16/queensborough/ http://studentactivism.net/2012/09/17/qcc-day-three/ http://studentactivism.net/2012/09/18/admin-apology/

The Nation covers Free University Week Sept 18-22

The Nation published an article today about the Free University’s “experiment in radical education and an attempt to create education as it ought to be.” How do you solve a problem like the American… Continue reading

Press coverage from #May2 Student Manifestation at Brooklyn College

[Update on arrested students: As of 6pm on Thursday, both students arrested at Brooklyn College the day before were released; one has a court date scheduled for June 20. They were greeted by… 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.

[Update] 1T DAY CUNY recap: Rev Billy exorcises student loan debt Brooklyn College, students discuss refusal to pay

[Update 4/26/2012 @ 2:55pm]  Press mentions: Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-colleges-debtbre83o1jl-20120425,0,3865486.story NY1 http://manhattan.ny1.com/content/top_stories/160087/occupy-protesters-turn-focus-to-mounting-u-s–student-debt ABC News Online http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/04/occupy-obama-beat-drums-for-student-loan-reform/ Today was 1T Day, a national day of action marking the point at which student debt is estimated to surpass $1… Continue reading

Press coverage of student protests in Albany #M5

Students from around the state held protests in Albany on Monday, demanding that lawmakers recognize that education is a right. Students United for a Free CUNY and New York Students Rising both participated, and 33… Continue reading

#M1 early press coverage

Check out these early #M1 stories. Send us more using our Contribute form, or post them in comments below. http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2012/03/01/occupy-ed-protestors-march-across-brooklyn-bridge/ http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/03/01/occupy-movement-aims-come-back-force http://www.paramuspost.com/article.php/2012022913531827

NY Daily News covers #M1 with focus on Baruch student’s struggle

Today, New York Daily News covered the upcoming #M1 defense of education actions planned for March 1 by focusing on Paola Martinez, a Baruch student and member of Students United for a Free… Continue reading

Queens College professor mic checks Cuomo during budget talk

Professor Grace Davie at QC mic checked Cuomo at his recent presentation at the College. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcArDOuS-mg] Despite receiving little participation from the audience, Davie made her points quickly and said she was greeted… Continue reading

The Nation covers CUNY and UC students’ stand against privatization

The Nation recently published a story linking CUNY and UC student protests against privatization and tuition increases at their public universities. Several Baruch students involved in the Nov 21 and 28 protests of… Continue reading

CUNY Interview on Building Bridges Radio

Building Bridges Radio which covers local and national labor issues has a new interview up: NYC Students Stand Firm After CUNY Police Bully Them During Occupy City Univeristy of NY (CUNY) Protest Over… Continue reading

SinoVision covers CUNY tuition hike protests

SinoVision, a Chinese language television provider in the New York metro area, reported on the recent tuition hike protests. The video mentions the conflict between police and students on November 21 and the… Continue reading

CUNY Students on Inside City Hall on NY1

Last night Errol Louis discussed the tuition increase and the protest with five CUNY students: http://www.ny1.com/content/news_beats/inside_city_hall/151617/ny1-online–cuny-students-react-to-tuition-hike Louis, who also teaches at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, will interview Chancellor Goldstein on tonight’s… Continue reading

[Update] Tune in tonight!

[Updated 12/1/2011 @ 10:22 am] Last night’s episode is available at http://archive.wbai.org/show1.php?showid=ethics. WBAI 99.5 FM @ 10PM. CUNY: A MISSION DEFERRED Members of Student United for a Free CUNY will be interviewed Listen… Continue reading

Press Coverage on N28 protest

Baruch Ticker http://www.theticker.org/about/2.8215/bot-passes-tuition-hike-in-the-midst-of-another-student-protest-1.2676880#.TtUtrTswLTq Black Star News http://blackstarnews.com/news/135/ARTICLE/7813/2011-11-28.html Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/article/Protest-Again-Centers-on/129919/ DNAinfo http://www.dnainfo.com/20111128/murray-hill-gramercy/baruch-college-braces-for-student-rally-cuny-vote Gothamist http://gothamist.com/2011/11/29/four_arrested_at_protest_of_cuny_tu.php International Business Times http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/258117/20111129/cuny-tuition-beef-aired-streets-new-york.htm PIX11 http://www.wpix.com/news/morningnews/wpix-cuny-student-rx,0,6617259.story The New York Post http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/cuny_ups_tuition_A4AsByezDpVL20VedddpNN New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/29/nyregion/cuny-board-approves-tuition-increases.html http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/education/duncan-calls-for-urgency-in-lowering-college-costs.html NY1… Continue reading

The Village Voice interviews Conor Tomás Reed

The Village Voice Runnin’ Scared blog interviews Conor Tomás Reed, a GC doctoral student and adjunct lecturer at Baruch College who was arrested during the November 21, 2011 protests:  There were mic checks,… Continue reading

[Update] WBAI’s Building Bridges to highlight student and union resistence on Monday @ 7pm 99.5 FM

[Update] Listen to the interviews at http://archive.wbai.org/files/mp3/wbai_111129_060101wuc.mp3 starting around 19:00.   WBAI’s Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, November 28, 2011,  7 –… Continue reading

The GC Advocate Live Blogging

The Occupy CUNY Blog on the Graduate Center Advocate site is live blogging today’s events at Baruch: http://www.gcadvocate.com/2011/11/occupy-cuny-blog-november-28/

Hunter Envoy reports on police presence, publishes interview of arrested student

The Envoy, the student newspaper of Hunter College, has published a series of recent articles about the Board Hearing at Baruch College on Monday, November 21. The first article, “Unexpected clash occurs in… Continue reading

[Update] Baruch President orders Vertical Campus closing for Monday at 3pm

[Updated 11/28/2011 @ 1:35pm] The New York Times City Room blog files a report: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/28/cuny-prepares-for-more-student-protests/?smid=tw-nytmetro&seid=auto [Updated 11/28/2011 @ 1:30pm] The Village Voice is reporting on the closure: http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2011/11/cuny_students_t.php [Updated 11/28/2011 @11:01am] New York Daily News… Continue reading

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