We have occupied the library space in support of College students and workers. We cannot accept a university system utterly subordinated to market imperatives; we cannot accept a university system that serves to reproduce and fortify social inequalities.
It is not acceptable for you to avoid taking a position on these cuts; silent acquiescence is an insult to your students and staff, many of whom will soon be unable to afford to send their own children to the College. We have decided to disrupt the operation of the College because we see no other way of forcing you to take a public stance. However, we will not allow this to be a case of ‘one door closes, another door opens’: in solidarity with the student body, we demand that all fines accrued during the period of the occupation be waived.
p.s.: Sincere apologies to those who receive this on the behalf of their bosses.