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Occupy Colleges

Did The FBI Really Spy On Occupy Wall Street Campus Demonstrations?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.10.2013 | College

Officials with the State University of New York at Oswego say they never assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any other federal agency to m...

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'...

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...

Tyler Kingkade

WATCH: Mitt Romney 'Sketchy' On For-Profit Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.02.2012 | College

A new video from group of young activists warns of Mitt Romney's connections to for-profit colleges, hoping to raise awareness of how the Republican p...

Verdict In For UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 09.20.2012 | San Francisco

DAVIS, Calif. -- The University of California, Davis police officers who doused students and alumni with pepper spray during a campus protest last Nov...

The 10 Most Depressing Student Loan Stories

Posted 09.20.2012 | College

With total student loan debt long past the $1 billion mark, activists are doing all they can to put as many faces on the crisis as possible. Their...

Tyler Kingkade

Without Money To Lobby, Students Find Other Ways To Be Heard

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.07.2012 | College

Aaron Calafato was a trained actor living in New York, planning a wedding, when the economy collapsed in 2008. His soon-to-be wife lost her job as a s...

We Need Economic Democracy on Campuses in Miami and Across the Nation

Jonas Mafirsu | Posted 09.01.2012 | Miami
Jonas Mafirsu

When we see education as a commodity, as something with a market and as something competitive, we are hurting ourselves. What students need, what universities need, and what societies need are the same: true democracy.

Saki Knafo

Occupy, Obama Speak Out As National Student Loan Debt Hits $1 Trillion

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 04.25.2012 | Education

Among the couple hundred protesters who gathered in Union Square Wednesday then marched down Broadway, beating drums and holding signs, one wore a bla...

Saki Knafo

Who's Still Flying The Occupy Banner?

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Spring is here, and the Occupy movement is emerging from its winter hibernation. Or that’s what the occupiers are saying, anyway. With the tents...

Embattled Police Chief Resigns After Notorious Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | College

DAVIS, Calif. — The police chief who oversaw the University of California, Davis, police department during its notorious pepper-spraying of Occu...

Tyler Kingkade

Students In California, New York Call For Millionaire's Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.05.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Thousands of students, union members and Occupy protesters are gathering Monday at the New York and California state capitols, calling for...

Saki Knafo

Occupy's Second Wave Spreads To Campuses With Protests Against Student Debt

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.02.2012 | College

Students from colleges and high schools around the country gathered Thursday for protests and rallies called the National Day of Action for Education....

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Plan U.S. Walkout On Thursday

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of sig...

Occupy Student Activists Take Their Message To Wall Street Recruiters

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

Most students involved in the Occupy movement can’t just pick up and leave for Wall Street. So some at elite colleges have been letting Wall Street ...

Corporate Campuses

Paul Stoller | Posted 03.09.2012 | College
Paul Stoller

The astounding rise in the salaries of college and university presidents symbolizes a disturbing transformation of the university, a transformation that underscores a shift in our cultural values.

Robin Wilkey

FINALLY: UC Berkeley Students Get A Break

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.15.2011 | San Francisco

While local support for the Occupy movement has been wavering, it seems the climate it created is starting to take place at one of the group's main ta...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Wall Street: A Generation Of 20-Somethings Airs Its Grievances, Its Frustrations

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.07.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Since graduating a year and a half ago from the Rhode Island School of Design, Nate Barchus hasn't shaken a nagging feeling: that he's ai...

Letter to President Obama From a Concerned College Student

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 01.22.2012 | College
Krystie Yandoli

With tears streaming down my face and a sinking feeling in my stomach, I ask you this simple task: please make an official statement about both incidents at UC Berkeley and UC Davis.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Wall Street's Student Supporters Walk Out Of Class In Solidarity

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.17.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- On a damp Thursday afternoon, several hundred students walked out of class and gathered in Union Square Park to demonstrate continued soli...

Let's Storm The Ivory Towers!

Marcus Baram | Posted 01.09.2012 | College
Marcus Baram

In other countries, such as England and France, students have taken to the streets by the thousands to protest much smaller tuition increases. Where is that spirit here in America?

#OccupyRooftops

Lisa Curtis | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco
Lisa Curtis

Whether November produces "occupied" college campuses, massive bank transfers or community solar projects remains to be seen. Undoubtedly, it is poised to be a month to remember.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Colleges: Students To Teach-In and Walk Out In Third Act of Support for OWS

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.02.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- College students at more than 70 campuses around the country will hold teach-ins late Wednesday and on Thursday as a way of building aware...

Why I Am Supporting Occupy Wall Street

Kathleen Adams | Posted 01.01.2012 | College
Kathleen Adams

I am a supporter of Occupy Wall Street because Americans are working longer hours and harder, but everyday we fear being fired, or having to work for a much lower rate.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Dropouts and Students Occupy Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- This past May, Audrey Hollingsworth had finally reached her limit. The rising debt and chronic joblessness among her friends, combined...