Category UC Irvine

Open Letter To UAW Local 2865 President Daraka Larimore Hall

(FROM UCGRADSTRIKE): Dear President Larimore-Hall, As enrolled and active graduate students in the UC system; as elected officers and members of our union, UAW Local 2865; and as candidates in our Local’s upcoming triennial elections; we are concerned about the persistently undemocratic role of paid staff in our Local and the possibility that their lack […]

The Irvine 11 Plea Not Guilty

(FROM THE LA TIMES ARTICLE): Eleven student activists pleaded not guilty Friday in a Santa Ana courtroom to disturbing a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren last year at UC Irvine. The group, known as the Irvine 11 — three of the students are actually from UC Riverside — were charged with misdemeanor disturbing a […]

Big Regent Is Watching You!

Along with the recent discovery of an administrative infiltration of activists’ circles at UC Davis and surveillance at UC Berkeley (read here and here), it has just come to our attention that the administrative violence is rampant and quite widespread. Information suggesting that UCIPD has been working with the Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center, a local Joint Terrorism […]

Against Racism and Cultural Ignorance

Recently, the campaigns against racism have been more noticeable across the University of California campuses. Unfortunately, this is in great part due to the continuing incidents of racism which Administrators fail to recognize. These include, but are not limited to: the “nooze” incident at UCSD, the failure to insource Latin-American workers at UC Irvine, the […]

March 2nd Rally @ UC Irvine (Report and Pictures)

About 100 people gathered today at the Flagpoles at UC Irvine to listen to members of the AFT, local activists, workers, and students explain the direct correlation between the defense of peaceful protest and the demand for a better education and, in general, to discuss the situation of our state’s economy. Despite the heavy presence of police […]

March 2nd Rally @ UC Irvine

Rally @ UC Irvine on March 2nd, Day of Action will be held at the Flagpoles: From Facebook Event Page This is a tentative announcement concerning the rally in support of public education and student activism. It is a part of actions around the state to both fight the cuts to public education, and the […]

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 […]