Free-tuition activists stoked over arrests for blocking Michigan Ave:
"Two University of Chicago students were arrested Monday after chaining themselves together and blocking traffic to protest for free college tuition.
The protest was part of a larger effort to sway an Art Institute of Chicago trustee who is also a major donor to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Donning caps and gowns, Johnathan Guy and Jessica Law chained themselves to two other protesters on Michigan Avenue in front of the Art Institute of Chicago until they were arrested, along with four other protesters, for impeding traffic, according to The Chicago Maroon.
“Bruce Rauner, Ken Griffin, and IL tax dodgers: Pay up for free higher ed.”
The protesters went limp during the arrest, as seen in a video by Chicago Student Action, one of the organizers of the protest.
The group that says it “fights for racial, economic, gender, & environmental justice at the campus/city/state levels...”