"At the end of the day, you're talking about households that don't have nearly as much wealth to fall back on."
One day after five members of the Board of Trustees also stepped down.
A recent email asked staff to consider making donations to ease the crushing cost of students' tuition.
Nia Mirza, a 19-year-old from Pakistan preparing for her freshman year, was stunned to discover that the $64,000 tuition she thought she would be paying had mysteriously risen to the much less reasonable $71,000.
Her parents say they haven't seen her in two years.
"Suburban baby boomer types are the spoiled lot, they make massive amount of money a year, they are used to flying to luxury destinations when they want, and buy things that they don't need."
Teenagers—give 'em an inch, they'll take a dump on your face.
However, her parents say she won't follow their rules.
The former law school dean not only lives in a townhouse from NYU but also has a 65-acre property in Connecticut—he owes NYU $5.7 million in loans.
As of midnight, the students had spread out to the larger office area surrounding the initial occupation site, doubling their space.
Around 60 students have occupied the office of the president of the college.
Can't Columbia give students all the Nutella they want?
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