Florida Atlantic U Students Rally For Occupy College Movement

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A steadily growing crowd of students gathered at Florida Atlantic University on Thursday afternoon to add their voices to the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Like other Occupy gatherings, participant Gonzalo Vizcardo stressed there was no formal structure to the event. He called it a group of "like-minded students who organized to have an effect."

"We are in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street and other Occupy movements across the country," he said.

Six students grew to nearly 40 within 15 minutes as passers-by joined in. Within an hour, more than 100 were marching through the breezeway of the Social Sciences center.

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