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Occupy Movement

10/16/11 10:25pm

Occupy movement gains traction among college students

Whether through a broader, growing Occupy Colleges campaign or on their own, college students have increasingly been making their voices heard. They’ve held teach-ins, they’ve walked out of classes to stage protests and they’ve joined community members in solidarity. TOPICS: Occupy PhiladelphiaMAP: Occupy around the IviesCOLUMN: Occupying Occupy Wall Street
10/12/11 11:10pm

Professing support for Occupy Philly

English professor Ania Loomba drafted a statement in solidarity with the Occupy Philly protests signed by dozens of Penn faculty members this week. Loomba draws parallels between the protests and 16th century literature. TOPICS: Occupy Philadelphia LETTER: Occupy Wall Street solidarity statement
10/12/11 12:04am

A protester's personal experience

Brendan Van Gorder, a College freshman from Boiling Springs, Pa., stayed out at Occupy Philly over fall break weekend.
10/11/11 11:57pm

Your Voice | Occupy Wall Street solidarity statement

95 Penn faculty members express their solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. TOPICS: Occupy Philadelphia GALLERY: 88 photos from Occupy Philly Thursday
10/11/11 10:43pm

Occupy Philadelphia protesters transform City Hall into a community

Over the weekend, Occupy Philadelphia protesters transformed the western end of City Hall into their own one-level office building. VIDEO: What do students think of the movement? LETTER: Penn profs express solidarity with Occupy Wall Street MAP: The Occupy Philly camp RELATED: A protester’s personal experience TOPICS: Occupy Philadelphia
10/11/11 10:33pm

Map: Occupy Philly camp

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10/09/11 9:50pm
Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York, Occupy Philly continued its third day in front of City Hall, with Penn students lending support to the movement. PHOTO GALLERY: 88 shots from Occupy Philly Tweets from the scene Letter: An unfocused effort VIDEO: What Occupy Philly means to protesters Topics: Occupy Philly
10/06/11 9:46am
Occupy Philly, a protest sparked by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York, has attracted young and old across the city with frustrations about the country’s economic and political climate. VIDEO: What Occupy Philly means to protesters PHOTO GALLERY: 88 shots from Occupy Philly Tweets from the scene Letter: An unfocused effort Topics: Occupy Philly
10/06/11 12:52am
Penn students will join about 1,000 people at the Occupy Philadelphia protest outside City Hall. Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, the movement protests a “culture of corporate greed.” Letter: An unfocused effort Topics: Occupy Philly
10/06/11 12:32am

Your Voice | An unfocused effort

We need to change the protest paradigm that thinks standing around, yelling general statements like “We’re the 99 percent” and hoping to get maced will accomplish something. Topics: Occupy Philadelphia
10/04/11 11:54pm
Thursday’s protest was sparked by Occupy Wall Street, a rally which began on Sept. 17 in New York’s financial center as a reaction against social and economic inequalities. Photo gallery: Occupy Philadelphia meeting