Archinect - Cooper Union (Jemuel) 2014-09-02T23:45:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/blog/article/27827887/occupy-education Occupy Education Jemuel Joseph 2011-11-17T20:32:08-05:00 >2011-11-17T20:35:27-05:00 <p> <strong>Thursday, November 17, 2011<br> 8:05 PM</strong></p> <p> Some photos from the city-wide student protest that happened in New York City today.&nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fo/fosp1355fdfehgul.jpg" title=""><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x0/x03m5kqp631e9vbf.jpg" title=""><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pr/pr09r6tawf6h26ah.jpg" title=""><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gc/gc1eyf2qga7gcels.jpg" title=""><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zs/zsx1rma8vlnrqtek.jpg" title=""></p> <p> See more on <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jemueljoseph/sets/72157628031595545/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flickr</a></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> &nbsp; http://archinect.com/blog/article/26131617/free-as-air-and-water "Free as Air and Water" Jemuel Joseph 2011-11-03T04:34:48-04:00 >2012-02-18T23:34:10-05:00 <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8bgqb2n4kz9dsyx9.jpg" title=""><br><strong><em>Thursday, November 3, 2011<br> 3:56 AM</em></strong></p> <p> The old saying by Peter Cooper in the early years of the Cooper Union has in the past few weeks been tested and questioned like never before. As some of you might have already seen in this <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/01/education/cooper-union-may-charge-tuition-to-undergraduates.html?_r=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NY Times article</a>, the school as a whole is faced with a serious financial predicament requiring a critical decision of whether or not to begin charging tuition in aims of diminishing the budget deficit amount. There's been a lot of discussion regarding this issue both on the scale of individuals as well as school-wide forums. The controversy ultimately comes down to whether or not the school can operate or function with its current model and philosophies of education if tuition is charged.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/91/91j6hsqvttqohn6e.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Apart from the indoor discussions, there have also been some <a href="http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/150086/cooper-union-s-tuition-proposal-sparks-student-walkout" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">peaceful and productive events</a> happening. Earlier today, there was a school-wide &ldquo;work-out&rdquo; in which students from all schools took their work and discussions outside for about 4 hours in hopes of showing th...</p>