Michigan brought in cops to pretend Andrew Dakich was in trouble before revealing that he just earned a scholarship.
And spent the rest of the afternoon running around central London throwing smoke bombs and trying not to get arrested.
Warwick University just closed it's temping agency for lecturers, but academics are still being subjected to the shitty work-conditions you'd expect from a summer job.
It sounds like a better deal for students, but really it's about using them as cash cows.
While students in the UK have taken to the streets to protest the sorry state of being in college, there has been a quieter, more gradual protest going on: the development of free art schools.
Did the police really need to break up a peaceful sit-in with CS spray and tasers?
They stormed Parliament Square and paint bombed a government ministry.
Right now there are still thousands of students running around central London playing cat and mouse with the cops.
Campaign organiser Deborah Hermanns told me it's all about perseverance.
Because £9k a year is too much for most of us.