Category: UC budget cuts

The March 5th Rally at Sacramento

The week of protest and action will be hit a peak this Monday, March 5th, at a rally in Sacramento.  Organized by Occupy Education California, a schedule of events is provided on their website. Among the protestors will be students from UCSD supported by the SDFA, as well as UC faculty from across California.  UC Berkeley […]

March 1st Walkout and Day of Action!

In solidarity with the international day of action for education happening worldwide, the Public Education Coalition of UCSD has called for a walkout and day of action for students and faculty. Student organizers are encouraging faculty to talk about the crisis in class and hold regular classes (teach-out) at the rally on the Library Walk. […]

Division I? Not Now: A Student’s Perspective

[The following was posted on by UCSD student Kevin Quirolo on Facebook on February 1, 2012] A new referendum proposing to fund Division 1 sports with student fees will be open to vote between February 27 and March 9th. The referendum will charge students $165 per quarter. This amount is based on the recommendation from an athletics […]

Students Reclaim CLICS Library

Monday morning of Finals Week, UCSD students reclaimed a long-revered study space – the Center for Library & Instructional Computing Services (CLICS) Library.  Closed in June 2011 thanks to $3M budget cut to the libraries, CLICS has stood empty for most of the school year.  But members of various student groups, including the Student Affirmative […]

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