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Neighborhood Chatter: Cooper Union Protests, Menin Seeks BP Seat

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Denis Bocquet_aa999c0885_b Cooper Union Protests  (The Cost of Free Education) Cooper Union is an institution that has prided itself on “free education to all” since its opening in 1902, and Cooper Union students, along with members of faculty, are taking great measures to maintain this. The school’s recent announcement of a plan to charge graduate tuition, and [&hellip
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Does Backpage.com Help or Hinder Sex Trafficking? Protesters Outside the Village Voice Disagree

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Norma Ramos addresses the crowd. “Village Voice shame on you, most of you have daughters too!” “Village Voice you have a choice, stop selling girls with no voice!” Last Wednesday these chants echoed throughout Cooper Square, where protestors led by the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) and Prostitute Research & Education (PRE) rallied outside the Village Voice’s office. The [&hellip
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