While it is apparent that the University of California needs to fight cultural ignorance on their campuses (see previous incidents of racism) they are doing the opposite by slashing and consolidating Ethnic Studies programs. We already saw this happen at UC Santa Cruz, and it doesn’t seem to stop there. To top it off, these […]

This video was posted by Those Who Use It. Although it is pretty self-explanatory, the question remains: how would you like to be attending a University, an institution of Higher Learning, ran by this guy?

(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 […]

(FROM SACSTATESQE): The following is a short press that was released to a local news channel about the events that occured early this morning: This morning on the fourth day, April 16 at 3:24 A.M. we were met with the administration’s opposition expressed through a riot taskforce. Earlier that morning at approximately 12:30 A.M CSUS […]

(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 […]

UPDATE: Those Who Use It and Reclaim UC have confirmed a meeting with President González, but the negotiations were not successful and the occupation continues. ——- In 2010 a series of occupations took place across the University of California system to protest several increases in State “Fees”, which have with time been re-named “tuition” in […]

(VIA OCCUPYCA AND THOSEWHOUSEIT) Today, on at the very least on 9 Cal State campuses, students occupied administrative buildings.  All 23 campuses participated, with highlights including an 800-student march at CSU Long Beach on the student services building (which the administration had preemptively locked to prevent an occupation); a 1000-student march at Sacramento State on the […]