Month: February 2012

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. […]

Post-“Compton Cookout” UCSD: Jorge Mariscal reflects on what has (not) changed

The following is reproduced from the UCSD Guardian: Two Years Later, UCSD Still Has Much to Learn from Student Struggles By Jorge Mariscal Department of Literature “No great victories are won in a war for transformation…without total participation. Less than this will not create a new society; it will only evoke more sophisticated token amelioration,” […]

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 […]