Students Occupy Humanities in Protest of Tuition Hike
Two UC Santa Cruz police officers notified students occupying Humanities 2 that they were in violation of university policy and California law. The officers notified the students, who have occupied the building for six days now, that continued occupation could lead to disciplinary action, including arrest. UCSC students have occupied the Humanities 2 building in response to the most recent tuition increase plan, opting to remain in the building until the plan passed by the UC Regents on Nov. 20 is revoked.
UC Regents Committee Approves Tuition Increase Despite Protests
The UC Regents Committee on Long Range Planning voted 7-2 on Wednesday in favor of UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan to increase tuition. The decision met opposition by Gov. Jerry Brown and student Regent Sadia Saifuddin, as well as hundreds of protesters outside of…