THE General Body

November 20, 2014 - 11:46am
Bea Gonzalez, Syverud's liaison to the student coalition, with meet with THE General Body at 1:30 p.m.

Chancellor Kent Syverud has agreed to meet with THE General Body again, according to a letter sent to the student coalition on Wednesday.

November 17, 2014 - 5:23pm
Several professors spoke in support of the organization and its goals during the rally.

In a noon rally at the Remembrance Wall in front of Hall of Languages, students in THE General Body reaffirmed their commitment to their 14-day sit-in of Crouse-Hinds Hall.

November 14, 2014 - 4:19pm
Protesters covered the fence around Crouse-Hinds Hall with signs identifying loved ones who have died due to a lack of support.

THE General Body stepped out on the 12th day of their sit-in, staging a silent protest took place outside Chancellor Kent Syverud’s house at 12:30 p.m. and a rally and subsequent vigil at 2 p.m.

November 12, 2014 - 10:45pm
In an email to the SU community, Chancellor Kent Syverud said effective change will require moving forward.

The Syracuse University administration on Wednesday night offered its final written response to the demands of THE General Body, a coalition of student groups that has staged a sit-in in Crouse-Hinds Hall since Monday, Nov. 3.

November 7, 2014 - 5:24pm
Doors to the building closed at 5 p.m., and will unlock at 7 a.m. Monday.

Forty students will remain in the lobby Crouse-Hinds Hall this weekend, continuing the sit-in that began after the Diversity and Transparency Rally on Monday afternoon.

November 7, 2014 - 10:47am
On Friday morning, students maintained they would stay until they receive a written commitment from the administration to address concerns.

Photo: Georgie SilvaroleTHE General Body staged a rally outside the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center on Friday morning, holding signs and speaking with press as the SU Board of Trustees met inside the building.

November 7, 2014 - 12:11am
THE General Body declined the administration's proposals, which were contingent on them vacating Crouse-Hinds by Friday.

The Crouse-Hinds Hall sit-in continued into its fourth night on Thursday, after students and administration failed to reach an agreement during the day.

November 6, 2014 - 6:38am
Unsatisfied with their discussion with the chancellor, students continued to spend the night in the building lobby.

Students representing THE General Body began their sit-in at the Crouse-Hinds lobby on Monday afternoon, following a Diversity and Transparency Rally on the Quad.