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

By: Thursday November 15, 2012 1:02 pm

UPDATE (11:19 AM PT): After issuing a dispersal order to remove all students from the room, the Regents are voting on the budget now. 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 [...]

Millions in CA Prop 30 Tax Revenues Will Be Diverted from Higher Ed to Wall Street, Thanks to UC Board of Regents

By: Wednesday November 14, 2012 2:48 pm

Millions of dollars in new tax revenue earmarked for the University of California system as part of the state’s recently passed Proposition 30 will instead be routed to major financial firms, because of bad bets made by a Wall Street-influenced UC Board of Regents. Over the last decade, tuition and fees for undergraduates in the UC [...]

UC Riverside Students Attacked by Police During Day of Protest to Defend Education

By: Friday January 20, 2012 9:43 am

University of California Riverside students gathered to protest a UC Regents meeting on January 19. They gathered to demand that the Regents stop raising fees, supporting layoffs and passing budget cuts. They organized to defend public education. But, their presence was met with a significant show of force from police clad in riot gear, especially [...]

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