(Max Rivlin-Nadler) Students at Cooper Union, the 155-year-old institution that was founded by philanthropist Peter Cooper to offer a tuition-free arts education in perpetuity, have occupied the office of President Bharucha in an effort to force his resignation over the implementation of tuition beginning in 2014.

The students walked in around 10:50 this morning and have left the doors open to the office so others could join them. Besides one campus security officer, there is currently no police presence in the office, where over 60 people have joined the sit-in.

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