Take It to the Streets
Video courtesy of Banana Slug News. Outraged by the outcome of the presidential election, protesters organized for the fourth time in one week at UC Santa Cruz to march more than eight miles in protest against Trump’s presidency. Friday’s demonstration, facilitated by UCSC students Dominique…
Armored Vehicle Fails to Deflect Opposition
By Susana Alvarez and Georgina Sandoval While shouting, banging on windows and even chaining themselves to light fixtures, demonstrators demanded the rescindment of the Santa Cruz City Council’s approval of a grant from the Department of Homeland Security to purchase an armored police vehicle….
Students Rally Against Proposed Tuition Hike
About 200 students gathered in Quarry Plaza Tuesday afternoon to rally against UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposed plan to increase tuition by up to 5 percent over each of the next five years, if state funding continues at expected levels. The rally comes in preparation for Wednesday and Thursday’s UC Regents meeting, when the tuition hike will be voted on.
Strike Activity Continues, 2 Arrested, Entrances Blocked
“I’m not a criminal, we’re not criminals,” multiple graduate students said into a loudspeaker at the 11 a.m. rally at the West entrance.