Hundreds of Students Attempting to Shut Down UC Regents Meeting Over Tuition Hikes

By: Thursday November 15, 2012 12:30 pm

About 500 students are currently blockading entrances to the University of California Board of Regents meeting at UC San Francisco this morning, where the Regents are scheduled to vote on a budget that presumes a 24 percent across-the-board increase on UC tuitions. Picketing students have pledged to shut the meeting down.

 

California Student Uprising Highlights Need for Better Ed Funding, Student Loan Reform

By: Friday March 5, 2010 3:59 pm

Yesterday, across all the UC campuses, students protested the cuts and demanded action on coming to grips with both the budget and the political crisis in Sacramento.

Students in California March Today, I Stand with Them

By: Thursday March 4, 2010 2:25 pm

Students at public universities in California are planning a series of demonstrations across the state protesting tuition hikes today. While a few isolated incidents in recent weeks have provided fodder for some in the media to dismiss their concerns, the students’ cause is incredibly important. If we continue to yearly raise tuition in California far beyond inflation, we threaten to derail all that has enabled my home state to prosper in decades past.

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