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    Protest into Power: The Second Annual Women’s March

    “Beautiful weather all over the country, a perfect day for all women to march,” read President Trump’s tweet on January 20th, exactly one year since his inauguration and, as he aptly noted, the 2018 Women’s March. Starting out as a single protest in Washington D.C and slowly gaining traction in major cities across the country, the first annual Women’s March turned out to become the largest sitting protest in U.S history. Over three million people in the states—and just over five million worldwide—joined together in demonstration against the misogyny and intolerance that won Trump the presidency, and to advocate for issues that were neglected under his campaign, including immigration reform…

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    Arrests made at rally to defend CUNY

    Forty-one people were arrested March 24 in front of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York City office during a protest over proposed cuts to CUNY. Those arrested included students, faculty, staff and Councilmembers Inez Barron and I. Daneek Miller. They participated in a die-in, a tactic used by protesters in which they lie down on the ground and act dead. New York Police Department officers warned the protesters to not block the sidewalk before arresting them. The protest, organized by the Professional Staff Congress, the union representing more than 25,000 professors and staff, happened just before the April 1 deadline for a new budget from lawmakers in Albany. Governor Cuomo, in…