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University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Students Occupy
75 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) students are currently occupying the Peck School of the Arts Theater Building.
Milwaukee, WI March 2, 2011 — There are currently about 75 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee students occupying the Peck School of the Arts Theater Building. The occupiers adopted this solidarity statement: “We stand in solidarity with the workers and students striking and occupying the Wisconsin State Capitol building. We demand immunity for all occupiers and strikers involved in these actions.”
“Students and workers across Wisconsin are fighting back against Governor Walker’s attacks on education, public services, and underrepresented groups. UWM students are occupying in solidarity with students and workers from Egypt to Madison,” said Jacob Flom.