Occupy D.C. comes to life in Goethe-Institut’s Facing Democracy

Washington, D.C. is a “city of protests.” That’s how former Washington Post photographer and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lucian Perkins, a featured artist in the Goethe-Institut’s new exhibit, Facing Democracy, portrays the District in her series of photographs of the Occupy D.C. movement. On Monday evening, Jan. 28, the Goethe-Institut hosted a reception for Perkins and two other artists, […]

Photos: Occupy protestors descend on K Street, dozens arrested

As Hoyas wrapped up their fall semester classes yesterday, hundreds of Occupy protestors from across the country converged on K Street NW for “Day of Action: Occupiers Unite”, which targeted the lobbying industry. One protester who was arrested, a 75-year old Methodist minister from Tennessee, told the Washington Post, “K Street is the place to […]

Comments of the Week: New editor, same Vox

Are they serious? makes a comparison I can’t particularly disagree with: Admirable post from JA, but there is no point in being thoughtful and constructive at this point. Waste of time. Neighbors will stake our most extreme position possible and then refuse to retreat. They are like congressional republicans. C.H. responds to some Occupy D.C. […]

Occupy DC to march across the Key Bridge this afternoon

After a story ran earlier this week in The Hoya about Georgetown’s conspicuous absence from the Occupy DC protest (which prompted a certain American University student to accuse us all of being 1%-ers), apparently the Occupiers have decided to take the action to us. It has been announced that later today, at about 2:30 p.m., […]

Georgetown student tries to employ the 99%

Last Thursday, Peter Nesbitt (SFS ’12) planned his own movement at McPherson Square: handing out job applications to Occupy DC protesters. “Tired of whining protesters?,” Nesbitt wrote on the Facebook event, which was postponed. ”Thursday at noon at the McPherson Square campsite of the Occupy DC crowd, lets hand out job applications, college applications, and military recruitment […]

Galvanizing Georgetown’s 99% for Occupy D.C.

Late Friday afternoon, a group of about 15 students met on Copley Lawn to discuss their involvement in the ongoing Occupy D.C. movement. Although the conversation was framed around how the group could galvanize interest at Georgetown for the march on McPherson Square this coming Friday, attendees also touched on the broader implications of the movement. The […]