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Cooper Union Tuition Protest

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...

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...

Tyler Kingkade

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...

Tyler Kingkade

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...

Tyler Kingkade

Cooper Union Occupation Gains Momentum As Administration Stays Quiet (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.05.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Eleven students at Cooper Union who have been barricaded in the school's Foundation Building since Monday afternoon to protest the school'...