The fact is that the faculty have far more power than do the students of the UC system, though we have been far more reluctant to use it. So students are fighting on our behalf (if we care about the public character of the university) against privatization. And they are thus bearing the burden of administrative repression. But the administration cannot repress the faculty of the university in the same fashion, if we act together.Read more »
Students Occupy Former Cross Cultural Center at UC Davis
by G via Occupy California
Students at UC Davis have occupied the former Cross Cultural Center, the center having moved to a new $22 million building.
They have declared their solidarity with UCR, Egypt, the hotel occupation in San Francisco and Occupy Oakland – especially with their upcoming moving day on January 28th.…Read more »
The participation of thousands of students across the state in the anti-Wall Street movement represents the rapid radicalization of California students, which in itself is indicative of the quick move to the left by millions of movement sympathizers.Read more »
Because high-ranking University of California officials know Austerity has its privileges, they want their share of the take.Read more »