Fairfield County for those 18-35
12:36 a.m. – A bunch of people are huddled around a netbook that is live streaming the Occupy Wall Street event. They’re watching as people get arrested. You’ll randomly hear someone say, “they just arrested 20 more.” They’re also discussing the occupy movements in Europe. “I feel so safe here compared to New York,” Amber Read More
11:25 p.m. – Ben Sarnoski, 24, of Hebron, said his sign is meant to educate people that Bush Sr., Clinton and Bush Jr., were members of the Yale Secret Society. He thinks this is a problem because it’s a conflict of interest because the president should be loyal to the country not a secret organization Read More
11:12 p.m. – This police officer said the protest has been peaceful ever since his shift started at 7 p.m. He actually looks really bored. He said he’s on a regular shift and not collecting overtime for this.
11:10 p.m. – Bernadette DeLuca, 20, of Hamden said she is here because we need change now.
11p.m. There’s some hippie action going on at Occupy New Haven. We’ve got a drummer and my friend Ashley hooping among the sign holders. The drummer is Collin Knapp, a student at Paire College of Art. He said he is here because bankers and people who control the Federal Reserve are creating debt the government Read More
10:40 p.m. We arrived at the New Haven green about half an hour ago. Things are pretty quiet. It looks like the protests have wrapped up for the day and we missed most of the action. I’d say there are about 20 tents here. On the nearby intersection of College and Chapel, a few protesters Read More
I’m considering participating in Occupy New Haven this weekend. And I use the term participate loosely, because I think my greater aim is really to observe the protest. I want to know what people who participate believe in, what they talk about, and what they plan to do after all the tents are packed up Read More
STAMFORD – A team of young professionals from Stamford and Norwalk and produced and released the web series “Love & Comics” earlier this month. They will be at the New York Comic Con this week to drum up support for their project. Writer and lead actor Micheal Andrew talked to The Young Demographic about how Read More