Monthly Archives: November 2010

Community or Constituency?

Events in UCD’s Mrak Hall Thursday evening unfolded according to a familiar pattern: fees tuition goes up, so students get angry and march on the admin building. A sit-in is staged, demands are made, administrators pretend to dialogue while mobilizing … Continue reading

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Protests against new fee hikes being met with violence

by mtd SAN FRANCISCO, California – As of 8:45am, 200 students are blocking entrances to the William J. Rutter building at the UCSF Mission Bay campus, where the Regents are scheduled to meet. On the agenda today and tomorrow are … Continue reading

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Open Letter from Bob Meister to Yudof

from those who use it Bob Meister, author of the immortal “They Pledged Your Tuition”, is easily our favorite academic critic of the administration here at Those Who Use It. After all, it was Meister who almost single-handedly shifted the … Continue reading

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From London to Mrak, Direct Action is Back

Those who are uncomfortable with radical politics often complain that direct action gives “legitimate” protest a bad name, that it somehow detracts or distracts from the “reasonable and peaceful” marches, rallies, and speeches favored by liberal demonstrators. This crowd usually … Continue reading

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Solidarity Teach-Out at UCDavis Nov.16th

UC Davis Grad Students, Undergrads and those in solidarity, come out to the quad on Nov. 16th for an all day Teach-Out! Sign the petition of solidarity here: http://ucstrike.com/ucdteachout.php/ucdteachout.php To Teaching Assistants and Associate Instructors at UC Davis, As undergraduates … Continue reading

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