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Alexandra Chan

Alexandra Chan, Multimedia Editor

Alexandra is a CAS sophomore, moving on from LS, majoring in History and minoring in Politics, and has heard many questions about her future financial stability. She grew up in Hong Kong, spent some time in Shanghai and Los Angeles and is waiting to see if she'll ever get sick of cities. Ask for her opinions on K-pop in public only if you're ready. Follow @noelle.png on Instagram as she tries to keep her love of photography alive.

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NYU’s Young Democratic Socialists of America group announced a tuition strike on April 30. The strike calls on students to withhold their tuition payment for the Fall 2021 semester as a way to leverage the university to comply with a list of their demands. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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May 6, 2021
The picket line wraps up for day 5.

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May 3, 2021
The picket line continues in the rain.

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May 3, 2021
Rain suddenly hits the picket line.

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May 3, 2021
Union member professor addresses the crowd.

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May 3, 2021
RAPP organizer speaks to crowd.

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May 3, 2021
AAUP and Debt Collective member Professor addresses the crowd.

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May 3, 2021
Defund organizer and DSA member addresses the crowd.

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May 3, 2021
Abolish organizer leads the crowd in a chant.

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May 3, 2021
The crowd settles into the listen to the cop off campus speakers.

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May 3, 2021
A banner reads

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May 3, 2021
Undergraduates show solidarity with GSOC.

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May 3, 2021
Faculty member addresses the crowd and NYU administration.

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May 3, 2021
GSOC member addresses the crowd in Spanish.

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May 3, 2021
Sunrise member addresses crowd on Divest.

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May 3, 2021
Sunrise Movement NYU launches its Divest campaign.

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May 3, 2021
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May 3, 2021
Incoming SGA chairperson stands in solidarity with GSOC.

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May 3, 2021
YDSA member explains the justification of support

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May 3, 2021
YDSA member outlines the demands of the tuition strike.

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May 3, 2021
YDSA member announces an undergraduate tuition strike.

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May 3, 2021
GSOC member amps up the crowd.

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May 3, 2021
GSOC member raises a rose in her fist.

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May 3, 2021
Former GSOC member and current Brandon West staffer Chris Nickell addresses the crowd.

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May 3, 2021
Strikers show their support.

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May 3, 2021
City Council candidate Alexa Aviles speaks to the crowd about academic injustice.

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May 3, 2021
City Council candidate Brandon West addresses the strikers.

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May 3, 2021
The crowd settles in Gould Plaza to listen to speakers.

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May 3, 2021
GSOC member watches the picket.

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May 3, 2021
Supporters march around Gould Plaza.

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May 3, 2021
City Council candidate Alexa Aviles holds a poster that reads

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May 3, 2021
Supporters march from Schwartz Plaza to Gould Plaza at Stern.

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May 3, 2021
GSOC member directs people to march toward Gould Plaza.

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April 27, 2021
A candidate for office speaks in solidarity with GSOC.

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April 27, 2021
A local representative speaks in solidarity with GSOC

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April 27, 2021
GSOC member speaks to the crowd at the beginning of the day.

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April 27, 2021
Rutgers AAUP-AFT comes to support GSOC on day 5 of the picket line.

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April 27, 2021
Supporters listen to speeches during the mid-day break.

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April 30, 2021
Karishma speaks to the crowd about undergraduate support for GSOC.

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April 30, 2021
Erin speaks to the crowd about undergraduate support for GSOC.

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April 30, 2021
A supporter from CUNY speaks to the crowd.

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April 30, 2021
First-year Indonesian international graduate student Tsamara speaks to the crowd.

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April 30, 2021
Sarah speaks to the crowd.

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April 30, 2021
Nadige speaks to her crowd about her experience as an international student with the healthcare system.

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April 30, 2021
A passerby across the street expresses support for GSOC.

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April 30, 2021
Supporters from CUNY show up on the picket line.

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April 30, 2021
Supporters show up for GSOC on the picket line.

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April 30, 2021
A GSOC member leads chants on the fourth day of GSOC's picket line.

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April 30, 2021
Sing in Solidarity shows support for GSOC.

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April 29, 2021
ACT-UAW 7902 shows solidarity with GSOC.

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April 29, 2021
A supporter from a neighboring union for NYU adjuncts and New School employees.

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April 29, 2021
Supporters sing songs to keep up spirits.

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April 29, 2021
GSOC organizers send a delegation to support the walk-out in Washington Square Park.

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April 29, 2021
Jill holds a sign as an undergraduate student in support of GSOC.

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April 29, 2021
NYU's CS deparment

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April 29, 2021
One of GSOC's demands include protection for immigrant students.

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April 29, 2021
Supporters from different departments

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April 29, 2021
A member holds up a sign about the living wage demand.

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April 29, 2021
Undergrads show up for GSOC at the picket line.

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April 29, 2021
Members chalk the ground next to Bobst with demands.

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April 29, 2021
A member of Socialist Revolution speaks to the crowd.

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April 29, 2021
Katie shows undergraduate solidarity.

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April 29, 2021
Natasha speaks about undergraduate solidarity.

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April 29, 2021
Bhumika speaks to the crowd.

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April 29, 2021
Tova speaks to the crowd.

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April 29, 2021
A drummer keeps the beat during the picket.

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April 29, 2021
GSOC co-chair Bhumika raises her fist at the third day of GSOC's picket line.

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April 29, 2021
GSOC member amps up the crowd with slogans for the second part of picketing of the day.

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April 29, 2021
Comedians carried out a comedy show during the mid-day break.

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April 29, 2021
Comedians tell jokes to the crowd next to Bobst.

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April 29, 2021
Comedians perform their set for the crowd during the break.

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April 29, 2021
Supporters and strikers sit down to listen to speeches.

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April 29, 2021
Supporters and strikers start a dance circle during the mid-day break.

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April 29, 2021
Karishma leads the picketers in slogans.

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April 29, 2021
Yuwei waves a

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April 29, 2021
Supporters hold posters and keep the beat with bucket drums.

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April 29, 2021
AAUP shows up to support GSOC.

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April 29, 2021
Strikers march in front of Bobst Library.

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April 29, 2021
Picket line leader volunteer Karishma brings up the energy with the crowd.

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April 29, 2021
Community members show up to support GSOC on Tuesday, day 2 of picketing.

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April 29, 2021