Students protest across the state on the March 4 Day of Action.
Dear UCSC students, staff, faculty, administrators and the wider UC community: It has come to our attention that serious misconceptions regarding the conduct and intentions of protesters across the state have manifested (in many cases) into ill-will or callousness toward this noble and ambitious cause. It is not appropriate to pass judgement on the efforts [...]
SANTA CRUZ, CA – Protesters at the base of campus on Thursday discussed the possibility of continuing protests on Friday at UCSC.
Protestors shut down both entrances to UC Santa Cruz at around 6:00 a.m. for the March 4 day of action. In an effort to gain more support for higher education, students, teachers, workers and members of the Santa Cruz community came together today as one voice. As a result of the action, some campus services [...]
Manning a 12-person slug puppet and a rolling stereo sound system, about 40 students marched throughout the UCSC campus on Monday, March 1 from Noon to 2 p.m.
Five students arrested after demonstrating inside the Capitol.
Manning a 12-person paper slug puppet and a rolling stereo sound system, around forty students marched throughout the UCSC campus on Monday, March 1st from 12 – 2 pm.
To garner awareness for a week of actions against cuts to higher education, the group “Take over UCSC” planned a dance party that took place last Friday, Feb. 26.
Student advocacy groups plan for action on March 1 and 4.
“I have class.” “It won’t make a difference.” “I’m not an anarchist.” “I don’t even know what’s happening.” These are just some of the excuses UC Santa Cruz students can use to justify not going to Sacramento on March 1 and 4 to speak up for higher education. As UC students, we are excellent at complaining. And for good reason — dissent is a vital part of democracy, and Lord knows we have plenty to bemoan. But grumbling alone will never change anything.