TOMORROW! SHOW SOME SOLIDARITY

Thursday at 1:30 at John Jay
Chancellor Goldstein is coming to John Jay…. He just voted to raise our tuition Monday!!!!!!!
Goldstein, the man in charge of CUNY, earns almost $600,000 a year; THAT IS MORE THAN OBAMA, yet he states there’s no money and that they need to raise tuition.

Demand that he cut his PAYCHECK, not our right to an affordable education!

FACEBOOK EVENT

Banks got Bailed Out/Students got SOLD OUT

“Several hundred protesters are currently marching near Baruch College at 24th Street at Lexington Avenue to demonstrate against the planned $300/year (over five years) tuition hikes that the City University Board of Trustees is expected to vote on this afternoon, as well as a need for “democratic accountability.” There’s a heavy NYPD presence, with police on scooters attempting to funnel the demonstrators into barricaded areas and off the street.” – the gothamist


photo:steve_cunningham

Entire article here

Board of Trustees Approves 31% Tuition Increase

“Three hundred dollars may not seem like [much] for a lot of people, but for me it’s two months of groceries – that’s impossible for some of us,” said Meli Rodriguez LaSalle, 18, a sophomore at John Jay College. “For someone on the board of trustees, that’s one night out for dinner.”

read entire article here