Video: CUNY Student Protesters, Police Clash

NEW YORK – Student protesters at City University of New York (CUNY) clashed with police on Monday when they refused requests to clear the lobby of a building at Baruch College.

The students, who were rallying against tuition hikes, were pushed to the ground and taken away in handcuffs, reports the New York Times. During the fighting, students on higher floors dropped books down on the police and captured the scuffle on video. A crowd of 200 to 300 protesters outside beat on the lobby’s windows, also shouting, “Shame.”

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