It was easy for a lot of different people to chastise the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Most media outlets were instantly skeptical, Republicans finally had a liberal splinter group they could berate to take the heat off of their Tea Party, and even Stephen Colbert tried to provide some directional aid.
Folks have been pressuring me to write something about the Occupation phenomenon we see blossoming across the country. They thankfully fall short of asking me to shepherd the movement, to insert myself into the precarious politics of the situation at the San Luis Obispo courthouse, where every evening seems perfumed with that decades-old combination of […]
Occupy Wall Street comes to Cal Poly to answer questions via a panel on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
A panel of professors spoke about the Occupy Wall Street movement Tuesday in Chumash Auditorium. Religious studies professor Stephen Lloyd-Moffett said in light of the recent movement’s spread to cities throughout the world, the professors looked to address the situation. “My understanding of the role of education is to make you a better citizen,” Lloyd-Moffett […]
Brendan Pringle is an English senior and Mustang Daily conservative columnist. The economy has tanked without clear signs of recovery, and we’re all sick and tired of it. Here at Cal Poly, only 65 percent of those who graduated in the 2009-10 year received full time jobs right out of college, according to a Career Services report. […]
Cal Poly students have taken the Occupy SLO movement to campus. Currently in its introductory phase, Occupy Cal Poly lacks membership and organization according to its leaders, but they hope to see consistent growth in the coming weeks. English junior and Occupy Cal Poly member Eric Liewald said Occupy Cal Poly is going to make […]
Armed with signs, slogans and even a pitchfork, residents of San Luis Obispo took to the streets to protest on Wednesday. A group of approximately 50 residents gathered on the steps of the downtown courthouse to show their support for the Occupy Wall Street movement 3,000 miles away in New York City. The protest, informally […]