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Cooper Union Students Will Protest Latest Turn in Tuition Saga

Cooper Union SOS A few days after The Times ran a piece about the possibility of tuition at Cooper Union, student protests are gearing up again. At issue this time: prospective students whose early-decision applications have been deferred ahead of the school’s vote, next month, about whether or not to begin charging tuition to incoming […]

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Cooper Union Occupiers Have Left the Building

After a week of sleeping on yoga mats, eating food cooked on hot plates and accepting pizza deliveries via floating balloons, the Cooper Union occupiers have left the eighth floor of the Foundation Building and are going global with their initiatives.

Today Umbrellas at Cooper Union, Tomorrow Pots and Pans

Cooper Union students, along with members of the Bruce High Quality Foundation, held a “Free Umbrellas for Free Education” event this evening outside of the school’s Foundation Building, where anti-tuition protesters continue their occupation of the Peter Cooper Suite.

Students Disrupt Cooper Union Board Meeting With Sobs, Songs (Plus: More Balloons!)

Students barged into a meeting at Cooper Union’s new academic meeting this morning, sobbing dramatically in front of president Jamshed Bharucha as the school of art’s board members discussed controversial new programs.

Protesting Tuition, Students Barricade Themselves Into Cooper Union Building

A dozen Cooper Union students barricaded themselves inside the school’s Foundation Building earlier today, refusing to leave until their demands for free education are met.

An Alternative to Tuition at Cooper Union

The document, released hours before a major meeting of students and faculty, suggests a variety of ways the university could get out of debt.

Students Dismayed That Cooper Union Will Charge Graduate Tuition

Opponents of tuition charges at Cooper Union are voicing disappointment at the school’s decision to begin charging tuition to graduate students. The move comes just days before a meeting in which students and faculty members will unveil their own strategies to bring solvency to the financially strapped school.

Prankster Who Got Bloggers to Report Ludicrous N.Y.U. Rumor Speaks

The prankster was frustrated with the university’s refusal to take tuition for future students off of the table.

Celebrating Peter Cooper’s Birthday, And Bemoaning Tuition Proposal

At the annual wreath laying ceremony students protested an end to free tuition.

The Day | M102 Bus Wins ‘Schleppie Award’

A round up of this morning’s news, including a celebration for the St. Mark’s Bookshop, new Vietnamese and Turkish restaurants, more on the Yoga to the People lawsuit, and a look back at meat markets.

Boos and Hisses at Meeting to Address Cooper Union’s Financial Woes

At a meeting last night, the chairman of Cooper Union’s board of trustees reportedly said that it would take a $127 million boost to the endowment to take the option of charging tuition off of the table.

St. Mark’s Bookshop Back From the Brink

Neighborhood activists, local pols, the Cooper Square Committee, and owners of the bookshop all basked in the glow of the new rent agreement.

The Day | Subway Groping Victim Fights Back

A roundup of this morning’s news, including interviews with Padma Lakshmi and Billy Leroy, an ode to Dick Manitoba, and an alleged groping victim who fought back.

St. Mark’s Bookshop Strikes Deal With Cooper Union

But it’s not exactly what the bookstore had hoped for.

Cooper Union Students Stage Walkout to Protest Possible Tuition (Updated With Video)

After this afternoon’s walkout, Cooper Union students will meet with the school’s president to discuss the possibility that tuition will be charged for the first time since 1905.

The Day | Cooper Union May Charge Tuition

A rounduop of this morning’s news, including a Halloween ball, jury selection in a parking space trial, and a peddler at Mars Bar.

Rent is Under ‘Reconsideration,’ Reports St. Mark’s Bookshop

Rumors of the Bookshop’s demise much exaggerated?

Cooper Union Wavers On Rent Reduction For St. Mark’s Bookshop

The owners of the St. Mark’s Bookshop say all hope is lost regarding their push for a rent reduction. Cooper Union says no decision has been made.

By Chance, St. Mark’s Bookshop Supporters Meet With Cooper Union President

With the aid of some fortunate timing, the Cooper Square Committee delivered their petition in support of the St. Mark’s Bookshop directly to Jamshed Bharucha today.

The Day | Another Day, Another Protest

A roundup of this morning’s news, including a celebrity admirer for Blue and Gold, plaudits for B&H, and more.