Occupy Movement

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One Year Later, Profs Back Occupy Wall Street

Sep 14, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

On the anniversary of the Occupy movement's launch, the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights faculty members' support for the movement but fails to cite any dissenting voices. 

Student Editors Weigh In On OWS, Sustainability, Other Issues

Apr 20, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student press corps regulars size the Occupy Wall Street movement and other current issues.

Price Controls: Obama’s Higher Ed Agenda, Part 2 of 8

Mar 01, 2012 by Peter Wood |

In the second of an eight-part series, Peter Wood examines the president’s newly announced goal of capping tuition increases via federally imposed price controls.

OWS Course Dropped From Columbia’s Spring Offerings

Jan 12, 2012 by Candace de Russy, Glenn Ricketts |

An advocate of the Occupy movement almost took the lecturn, but Columbia axed the course

Will Harvard Stop Trying to Impose Orthodoxies?

Jan 05, 2012 by Harvey Silverglate |

FIRE co-founder Harvey Silverglate applauds the Harvard student newspaper for defending free inquiry at the University, where the faculty is increasingly inclined to enact political orthodoxy.

Occupy UC-Davis, What a Gas

Dec 14, 2011 by Scott Herring |

Scott Herring offers a few firsthand observations about the now infamous pepper spray incident and its lingering effects on the UC Davis campus.

Sustainability News

Dec 14, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Researchers determine that sustainability is now a science; Occupy Wall Street's sustainability committee plays house; Harvard looks to hire someone who can "cultivate an understanding of food"; and a debate asks whether the…

Collegiate Press Roundup

Dec 09, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student news beat regulars encourage support for the Occupy Wall Street protests, suggest some good speakers for spring commencement, assess the drinking culture on campus, and note the difficulty of defining "social justice."

No, They Can’t Renege On Student Debt

Dec 05, 2011 by Charlotte Allen |

An Occupy Wall Street spin-off movement urges students to default on their educational debts. No way, says Charlotte Allen, since taxpayers would have to pick up the tab.

Collegiate Press Roundup

Dec 02, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

Student press regulars take a look at free speech on campus, the American pre-occupation with sex scandals, bad behavior at concerts and the price of disbelief in evolution.

5th Avenue Percussions

Nov 30, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood contrasts discontented Occupiers with another discontented group.

Get Off My Lawn

Nov 23, 2011 by Peter Wood |

College campuses are home base to the evicted Occupy Wall Street protesters.

The Merchant of Zuccotti Park

Nov 22, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood argues that the Occupy Wall Street movement is helping Americans realize that college is not necessarily an “investment.”

Walking Out on Education

Nov 04, 2011 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood examines the Occupy movement

Peter Wood at the University of Alaska Anchorage: “Pre-Occupied: Higher Education,…

Nov 02, 2011 by Kate Hamilton |

NAS president Peter Wood will address the Occupy Wall Street movement and "New Anger" as part of the Polaris Lecture Series.

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