Oberlin College students join Occupy Wall Street protesters

As their classmates spent fall break putting finishing touches on fellowship and graduate school applications, a group of Oberlin College students voyaged to lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park armed with nothing but sleeping bags and a change of clothes, the Huffington Post reports. Twelve Oberlin students will spend the next week huddled together to make their voices heard — with many expressing frustration over increasing amounts of student debt and the rising cost of college, in addition to worry over pervasive rates of joblessness among their peers

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