The Occupy Wall Street movement returned in full force to Philadelphia for its first national gathering, which included five days of workshops, speakers and marches.
The 99% Declaration group and the Occupy movement are both planning national conventions this summer, but the groups differ in their philosophies toward governmental change.
29 year old graduate students Khadijah White was arrested in Center City on March 15 on charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and harassment when she and others protested a Department of Public Health proposal that would require organizations to get training and permits to distribute food to the public.
Nate Kleinman, a member of Occupy Philadelphia, will run in the Democratic primary for the House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, which includes northeast Philadelphia.
The City broke ground Monday on a $50-million renovation of Dilworth Plaza, the public square west of City Hall that was formerly the site of the Occupy Philadelphia encampment.
INTERACTIVE: Dilworth Plaza Construction
We take a behind the scenes look at the proceedings of Occupy Philly.
The ongoing movement against mountaintop removal took a big leap yesterday by securing a private meeting with top PNC Bank executives.
Both OccupyPenn and Occupy Philadelphia claim that they will maintain their momentum through the winter months.
The event, which was organized by the Occupy Philadelphia Labor Working Group, consisted of a rally, a march and inspirational presentations from guest speakers.
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Lawyers gathered at the Philadelphia municipal court on Thursday in a status hearing to determine the next trial date for 30 of the 52 people arrested during the Occupy Philadelphia protests on Nov. 30.
This morning, the Philadelphia municipal court closed the cases related College junior Moshe Bitterman and College sophomore Emma Johnson’s arrests at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 30.
Even though Occupy Philadelphia’s physical protest has been disassembled, its participants say the movement is considering creating a national conference at Penn.
Preliminary hearings were held yesterday for the five members of the Penn community who were arrested in the Occupy Philadelphia protests on Nov. 30.
Occupy Philadelphia’s eviction from Dilworth Plaza Wednesday morning has sparked a question central to its future — can the movement be sustained now that it no longer has a physical place to occupy?
RELATED: Penn prof recounts time in jailTOPICS: Occupy movement
Fifty-two people were arrested following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza early Wednesday morning to evict Occupy Philadelphia protesters, including a Penn professor and four students.
RELATED: OccupyPenn shows solidarity following arrestsVIDEO: What do you think of the Occupy eviction?EDITORIAL: A change of occupation
Now that the circumstances of Occupy Philadelphia have shifted, the movement itself must shift as well.
After Occupy Philadelphia’s encampment was evicted by police on Wednesday morning, over 75 people gathered at a teach-in outside Van Pelt Library.
At least four Penn students and a faculty member were among about 50 people arrested this morning following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza.
Occupy Philadelphia protesters will march to campus Wednesday to hear City University of New York Graduate Center professor David Harvey speak about their movement.
There exists no right that permits a group of citizens to permanently “occupy” public space.
On Friday, Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter announced that the Occupy Philadelphia protesters encamped at City Hall had until 5 p.m. Sunday to leave the site. However, as of 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, no protesters were evicted.
INTERACTIVE: Timeline of Occupy Philadelphia
During a panel discussion on Thursday, several professors interpreted Occupy from their fields of expertise.
As Occupy Wall Street reaches its two-month anniversary, the protest — with 4,049 arrests, countless police raids and three deaths to its name nationwide — was raided by police early Tuesday morning.
RELATED: Penn professors discuss Occupy movementTIMELINE: Occupy movement
Wharton Politics and Business Association hosted the event, “What’s Behind Occupy Wall Street?,” which brought together five distinct voices.
Occupy Wall Street marchers arrived in Philadelphia on their way to Washington, D.C.
A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped by another protester at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 12. Mayor and 1979 Wharton graduate Michael Nutter announced the city will employ a harsher strategy toward the movement.
Occupy Philadelphia is intent on staying put in front of City Hall through the winter — meaning that the protest movement is going to have to find a way to combat the falling temperatures.
Attempts to trademark catchphrases from the Occupy movement have sparked unlikely controversy between protesters and those attempting to profit from their cause.
TOPICS: Occupy movement
On the heels of several Occupy Philadelphia demonstration on campus, members of the new student group OccupyPenn held a teach-in on Friday to educate others on their movement.
GALLERY: Photos of OccupyPenn teach-inGALLERY: Occupy Philly protests Romney fundraiser
A new student group, OccupyPenn, will hold its first event on Friday: a teach-in on Locust Walk outside Huntsman Hall.
RELATED: For some at Penn, Occupy movement fails to ring true
Some students feel that Wharton — as well as Penn as a whole — has been unfairly targeted by the Occupy movement.
TOPICS: Occupy movementRELATED: OccupyPenn plans teach-in on Friday
The symbolic strike, held in solidarity with the Occupy Oakland movement, began at noon and lasted exactly 99 minutes long.
TOPICS: Occupy movement
Although protesters were enough for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) to cancel his speech at Huntsman, he went on to give income-equality speeches at other universities amidst protesting crowds.
Activist and scholar Angela Davis addressed a full house at Irvine Auditorium on Friday night.
The messages of last week’s Occupy Philadelphia protests at Huntsman Hall are reverberating throughout campus, as Penn students become more involved.
TOPICS: Occupy movement
Right on the heels of Occupy Philadelphia protesters rallying at Huntsman Hall, a conference on critical theory is coming to Penn.
There are a plethora of alternate career paths available to students with the initiative and desire to explore beyond what is immediately available.
A Ph.D. student of economics at Wharton responds to what he sees as missing spots in the vision of Occupy Wall Street.
TOPICS: Occupy movement
The Occupy movement has been criticized for lacking a cohesive voice, but one artist has a message and plenty of stories to tell — including her own.
Fifteen people who had participated in the protest were arrested Sunday for blocking 8th Street near Race Street. Those arrests represented the first since the protest began in early October. According to the Division of Public Safety, none of them were Penn students.
TOPICS: Occupy movementMAP: Occupy arrests around the U.S.
Protesters entered Huntsman Hall on Oct. 21, at about 4:00 p.m., despite plans between activist group organizers and the Division of Public Safety to stay out of the building.
TOPICS: Occupy movementGALLERY: 62 photos of Cantor protest
Read a first-person account of Friday’s Occupy Eric Cantor demonstration.
More than 100 Penn graduate students express support for the Occupy movement express solidarity with the Occupy movement.
Readers sound off on Eric Cantor’s speech cancellation and the protest surrounding it.
ERIC CANTOR: Wharton remarks, as prepared for delivery
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Yesterday, we missed an opportunity to hear Eric Cantor talk about the solution to the problems our nation faces.
In the aftermath of demonstrators storming campus after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor canceled his Friday appearance at Huntsman Hall, Penn students reflected on the protest hitting close to home.
VIDEO: ‘Occupy Eric Cantor’ERIC CANTOR: Wharton remarks, as prepared for deliveryGALLERY: 62 photos of Cantor protest at Huntsman HallTOPICS: Occupy movement
Check out how people responded to the news online.
RELATED: Eric Cantor cancels Huntsman Hall visit
Read the speech that the House Majority Leader had prepared for his Wharton Leadership Lecture.
After House Majority Leader Eric Cantor canceled his Wharton Leadership Lecture slated for Friday afternoon, protesters congregated on campus, chanting inside and outside Huntsman Hall and prompting increased security efforts.
VIDEO: Protesters in Huntsman Hall
GALLERY: Photos of protesters on campus
REACTION: Online response to Cantor’s cancellation
The Occupy movement compels us to consider the meaning of our elite education.
TOPICS: Occupy Philadelphia