Occupations & Sit-ins in California 9-11/24

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Timeline *an incomplete list*
September 24, 2009 – Students at UC Santa Cruz occupy the Graduate Student Commons (and ends a week later). October 15, 2009 – Students at UC Santa Cruz occupy the Humanities 2 Buildings for a period of several hours. They leave without police knowledge. October 21, 2009 – CSU Fresno holds sit-in. November 13, 2009 – Students at UC Santa Cruz hold a study-in at the Science & Engineering Library, which ends the following day at 4pm (~23 hours)
(week of November 17-19 timeline here)
November 18, 2009 – Students at UC Santa Cruz occupy the Kresge Town Hall to create an organizing space against budget cuts.
November 19, 2009 – Students at UCLA occupy Campbell Hall & rename it Carter-Huggins Hall (at 12:15am). Students at UC Santa Cruz occupy the main administrative building, Kerr Hall. This occupation ends 4 days later on November 22. Students at UC Davis occupy Mrak Hall (UCD main administration building), 52 students are arrested.
November 20, 2009 – Students at UC Berkeley occupy Wheeler Hall for 12 hours, heavy police brutality ensues. One student required reconstructive surgery on her hand as some of her fingers limply dangled, some occupiers beaten, several individuals outside beaten. Students at UCD enter Dutton Hall to hold a sit-in but are later dispersed. Students a CSU Fresno holds another library sit-in that lasts until the next morning.
November 22, 2009 – Students at UCD call for daily study-ins at Mrak Hall (each ending at 5pm).
November 23, 2009 – 100 to 150 students enter the UC office of the president and hold sit-in. They speak with Yudof. The sit-in ends around 6pm, no arrests.
November 24, 2009 – Students at UC Irvine surround Aldrich Hall in mass (~200-500), and disperses later. Student at UC Davis sit-in Mrak Hall again, the doors are unlocked.
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November 17-19, 2009 – Regents met to increase tuition 32.5%, see link here for some of the coverage from this site. See here for the Clark Kerr Hall occupation, after the barricaded lockdown begins.

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