5 students get letters from the UC office of Conduct for “chalking” at UC Berkeley

(from Those Who Use It):

Almost exactly a year after the occupation of Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley students chalked messages and slogans all over the campus.  This immediately followed the UC Regents’ meeting at UCSF-Mission Bay 2 days before at which 13 students were wrongfully arrested and UCIPD cop Jared Kemper pulled a gun on unarmed students and workers, seemingly unprovoked.  The significance of chalking as a tactic is that it signaled solidarity with those students at UC Irvine who were detained — on multiple occasions — for writing benign slogans in chalk on the main campus walkway in the weeks before the Regents’ meeting.

Read more about these outrageous charges: here and here.


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