NYU Walkout March 4th
March 1, 2010
From The Facebook page:
Affordable education is deteriorating and we’re being drawn further into debt. We’re facing budget cuts, tuition hikes, and the ongoing commodification of our
STUDENTS FROM PRIVATE AND PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE CITY ARE STANDING IN SOLIDARITY WITH EACH OTHER.
Together we are imagining a university beyond its current state of inequality. This is not about facebook groups, marches, and political slogans. These alone are not sufficient. This is about how our very bodies realize a breakdown in the way things run. This is about how they coalesce and liberate a space through affinity. Through common anger and ecstasy.
Politicians and Admins agree there’s a crisis. They’re right, it’s right here.
This is a call to RECLAIM OUR UNIVERSITIES and ourselves from pseudo-existence.
MEET AT SCHWARTZ PLAZA (BETWEEN BOBST AND THE WELCOME CENTER); ROVE AS NECESSARY.
SPREAD THE WORD.