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Students and faculty want to stop Cooper Union from charging undergraduate tuition for the first time in over a century. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Judge Asked To Stop Cooper Union’s Tuition Plan

Lawyers for the students and professors were facing off against attorneys for Cooper Union’s trustees at a hearing as the school prepares to start collecting tuition for this fall’s term. Bills already have been sent.

08/15/2014

Angry tenants protest the Rent Guidelines Board's decision to hike rents on June 23, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized Apartments

Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.

06/23/2014

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Filed Over Cooper Union’s Decision To Charge Tuition

The suit alleges the trustees built an extravagant new academic building that the institution couldn’t afford and squandered the school’s endowment.

05/28/2014

Emilie Gossiaux

Blindness Doesn’t Stand In The Way For Cooper Union Art Student

A Cooper Union art student has proven that no obstacle is too great to overcome.

05/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Marks First 100 Days In Office

Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City’s inequality gap.

04/10/2014

St. Mark's Bookshop In East Village (credit: CBS 2)

Report: St. Mark’s Bookshop Plans Fundraiser For Move To New East Village Home

The St. Mark’s Bookshop in the East Village has announced plans for a fundraiser for a move to a cheaper space a few blocks east, according to a published report.

11/24/2013

Demonstrators at the Rent Guidelines Board vote, June 20, 2013. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Rent Increases Approved For A Million Rent-Controlled Tenants

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board has voted rent can go up 4 percent on one-year leases and 7.75 percent on two-year leases on rent-stabilized apartments.

06/20/2013

Cooper Union - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Reports: Cooper Union Move To Charge Tuition Prompts Sit-In

The decision to begin charging tuition for the first time in the history of Cooper Union prompted students to stage a sit-in at the school president’s office, according to a published report.

05/08/2013

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Cooper Union To Start Charging Tuition

In a letter posted on Cooper Union’s website, the board said it voted last week to only offer a 50 percent scholarship for undergraduate students beginning with the class entering in the fall of 2014. The school currently offers all students a full scholarship.

04/23/2013

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Report: Cooper Union To Vote On Whether To Charge Tuition To Most Students

Months after Cooper Union students held a sit-in to protest a plan to end free tuition for graduate students, published reports said the school’s board is set to vote on a plan that could require tuition for all students.

02/16/2013

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Cooper Union Students Push On With Fight Against End To Free Tuition

Students at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.

12/09/2012

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Cooper Union Students Take Over University Clock Tower To Protest Tuition Changes

Students who seized Cooper Union University’s clock tower on Monday afternoon said they won’t come out until their demands are met.

12/04/2012

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Report: Flying Water Tank Lid During Sandy To Blame For Dents In Cooper Union Building

Recent passersby have noticed dents in the distinctive 41 Cooper Square building in the East Village, and a published report Monday said Superstorm Sandy was to blame.

11/26/2012

St. Mark's Bookshop In East Village (credit: CBS 2)

St. Mark’s Bookshop To Remain Open After Reaching Deal With Cooper Union

The independent bookstore had planned to close its doors due to a rent hike by landlord, Cooper Union, but it received a reprieve after Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer intervened.

11/03/2011

Cooper Union - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cooper Union Considers Charging Tuition

Cooper Union is considering charging undergraduate students tuition for the first time since its founding in 1859.

11/01/2011

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