11/15/2011 02:09 pm ET

Georgetown Students Criticized For Not Joining Occupy Protests

WASHINGTON -- Are Georgetown University students part of the 1 percent? According to the Hoya, there's been a lack of involvement by Georgetown University students in Occupy movement.

Students from other D.C.-area schools, such as Howard University, American University and the University of Maryland have been much more active in the Occupy protests in the nation's capital.

Ben Johnson, a freshman at American University who has participated in the Occupy D.C. protests told the Hoya Georgetown University lives in its own world: "Georgetown as a community doesn't really want to have anything to do with this movement, because Georgetown as a community benefits from the current system," Johnson said.

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