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NYU Protests Get Ugly

Things got out of control last night at the continuing tuition protest at NYU. Riot police used pepper spray and at least one student was beaten with a baton. Students are demanding that the school reveal its operating budget and endowments and that some scholarships be granted to students from the Gaza Strip. The school's cafeteria has been "occupied" for two days now. The protest has been the subject of ridicule on many media outlets, including some progressive blogs.

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