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Cooper Union Protest

Old Cooper Union Dead: Trustees Approve $20K Tuition

Gothamist | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Cooper Union will officially start charging its undergraduates tuition, after the Board of Trustees rejected a 54-page report compiled by a Working Gr...

LOOK: Banksy Street Art Painted Over As Student Protest

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.18.2013 | College

A group of student activists from Cooper Union, an arts and engineering college in New York City, has claimed credit for transforming over the weekend...

Occupy-Style Protest Interrupts Commencement Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.30.2013 | College

Cooper Union's Wednesday commencement ceremony drew perhaps more symbols of Occupy Wall Street-style activism than any other graduation in recent year...

College Students Occupy President's Office

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A group of students at Cooper Union took over the college president's office Wednesday to protest a decision to begin charging tuition for...

Famed New York College Will No Longer Be Free

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.24.2013 | College

Cooper Union in New York City will begin charging undergraduate tuition for the first time in a century, the school's Board of Trustees announced Tues...

Rising Costs Erode Moral Pillar Of NYC's Famed Free College

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 03.01.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- For more than a century, Cooper Union has been a one-of-a-kind meritocracy: Open to any student qualified to walk through its doors. For f...

Cooper Union Students Come Down After Week Barricaded In Building

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.10.2012 | College

Exactly one week after barricading themselves on the 8th floor of the Cooper Union Foundation Building, 11 of the school's art students officially end...

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WATCH: Students March Through New York For Small School's Struggle

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.08.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- When George Caffentzis was teaching philosophy in 1976 at the City University of New York system, none of his students had to pay tuition...

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Cooper Union Trustee Lashes Out At Student Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- A growing movement of student activism at Cooper Union in New York has enraged the head of the school's alumni association. Peter Cafie...

WATCH: Student Barricaded Inside School: We're Not Leaving

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.07.2012 | College

A group of 11 Cooper Union students and one student journalist from The New School have barricaded themselves in the 8th floor of the Cooper Union Fou...

WATCH: Pizza Pulley System Delivers Food To Occupying Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.06.2012 | College

A group of Cooper Union alums on Tuesday decided they wanted to help out the students who have barricaded themselves inside the school's Foundation Bu...

Students Barricade Themselves To Protest Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.05.2012 | College

A group of Cooper Union students have barricaded themselves inside a college building in lower Manhattan for the past 24 hours to protest the school's...

11 Students Protesters Barricade Themselves In Cooper Union

gothamist.com | Christopher Robbins in News on December 3, 2012 3:10 PM | Posted 02.02.2013 | College

Eleven students have locked themselves in the Peter Cooper Suite of the eighth floor of the Cooper Union building to protest the institution's decisio...