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University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

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A Communiqué from the UCSC Occupation of Humanities 2 The University of California was once a tuition-free and public institution. Now the students are facing yet another tuition hike. The most recent attempt to raise tuition in 2009 was successfully frozen by the courageous and necessary action of students, yet this week, the UC Regents have approved a 5% tuition increase each year for the next five years. This is in addition to the numerous increases that have occurred since the new millennium which amount to what will now be a 500% increase by 2020. Governors and legislatures have come and gone, and have continually spouted rhetoric without taking any action. In addition to tuition increases, students face larger class sizes, fewer classes, cuts to student services, and ultimately, are paying more for less education.

UC San Diego Home Page Hummingbird Days at UCSC offer glimpse into fascinating life of frantic fliers By Gretchen Wegrich Posted: 02/25/2012 01:30:44 AM PST Bird lovers and avian initiates will flock to UC Santa Cruz next weekend for the Arboretum's Hummingbird Days. The event is a chance for the public to catch a rare glimpse into the world of the hummingbird. UCSC Students Occupy Humanities Building Following Regents Vote to Increase Tuition Students first gathered at Quarry Plaza for a short rally in the rain. After the rally, the group marched through Classroom Unit 2, and around campus briefly, until they arrived at the Humanities building. After another short rally, they made their way to the top floor, asked administrators to leave, and began the occupation. The UCSC students are in Solidarity with students at UC Berkeley who are currently occupying Wheeler Hall on that campus and have vowed to stay there until the Regents reverse their decision to increase tuition.

UC Riverside: Home UCSC's Prom Week game nominated for gaming awards Sentinel staff report Posted: 02/14/2012 06:54:12 PM PST0 Comments|Updated: 2 years ago SANTA CRUZ - Prom Week, an online computer game developed by a team of students and faculty at UC Santa Cruz, has been nominated for a technical excellence award at the Indie Games Festival. The game is about social relationships driven by an artificial intelligence system that enables players to shape the social lives of a group of 18 high school students.

A Communiqué from the UCSC Occupation of Humanities 2 The University of California was once a tuition-free and public institution. Now the students are facing yet another tuition hike. The most recent attempt to raise tuition in 2009 was successfully frozen by the courageous and necessary action of students, yet this week, the UC Regents have approved a 5% tuition increase each year for the next five years. This is in addition to the numerous increases that have occurred since the new millennium which amount to what will now be a 500% increase by 2020. The University of California was once a tuition-free and public institution.

UC Hastings College of the Law Protesters plan to shut down UC Santa Cruz campus March 1 SANTA CRUZ - People upset with the rising cost of college plan to shut down the UC Santa Cruz campus Thursday as part of a nationwide demonstration over ongoing cuts to public education funding. Student groups and Occupy activists have called for a day of action in defense of education and social services on March 1. Events are planned in New York City, Boston, Seattle and several cities throughout California, including Santa Cruz. UCSC officials say they are making plans to handle the protest, including talking with other law enforcement agencies to help handle unruly behavior. "We need to provide our neighbors and people traveling in the vicinity of campus that day with real-time information about the impacts of the protest," campus spokesman Jim Burns said. "We're having discussions about the impact to operations that day - things like dining services, transportation, child care access and access to the campus for residents and students.

A Communiqué from the UCSC Occupation of Humanities 2 : Indybay The University of California was once a tuition-free and public institution. Now the students are facing yet another tuition hike. The most recent attempt to raise tuition in 2009 was successfully frozen by the courageous and necessary action of students, yet this week, the UC Regents have approved a 5% tuition increase each year for the next five years. This is in addition to the numerous increases that have occurred since the new millennium which amount to what will now be a 500% increase by 2020. The University of California was once a tuition-free and public institution.

Welcome to UC Davis Why Humanities 2? or: End the Administration The UC administration wraps its tentacles around all of our lives. And it has established many nodes from which to strangle us; Kerr Hall is only one hub of a much larger amorphous beast. Given this fact, students had a lot of options when we began considering an occupation. How, then, did we choose this particular administrative base of operations, Humanities 2, for our action? In fact, it is not a difficult question, and everyone here is clear on the answer: this building houses the office of a particularly smarmy figure, one Dean Sheldon Kamieniecki—a perversely enthusiastic agent of austerity.

reclaim UC: Why Humanities 2? or: End the Administration Reposted from Education Should be Free: The UC administration wraps its tentacles around all of our lives. And it has established many nodes from which to strangle us; Kerr Hall is only one hub of a much larger amorphous beast. Given this fact, students had a lot of options when we began considering an occupation.

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