Lost opportunity

CAMPUS ISSUES: The Albany City Council rightfully approved its plan for the Gill Tract, as Occupy the Farm protesters remained uncooperative.

Twelve weeks after Occupy the Farm embarked on an arduous pursuit of local farming, the shine of the once promising movement has withered away like the leaves of a weary crop. We are in favor of the council’s decision and frustrated by the uncooperative approach of the protesters.
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The cost of doing business

CAMPUS ISSUES: The police’s raid of the Occupy the Farm encampment on May 14 was carried out successfully, but we are worried by the cost.

The raid of the Occupy the Farm encampment was implemented successfully, with the arrest of nine protesters and without violence. But we are alarmed by the purported cost of more than $300,000.
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