Rally At UC Davis: Katehi To Students: 'I'm Here To Apologize'

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The UC Davis rally is under way, with students gathered on the quad carrying signs protesting tuition hikes and the pepper spray incident Friday. Here is an account of how events are unfolding:

When Chancellor Linda Katehi took the stage at a rally of students held to protest last week's pepper-spraying by police she was apologetic.

"I'm here to apologize," said Katehi. "I really feel horrible for what happened on Friday."

She spoke only briefly and then walked away toward the administration building with a mob of media and students following her. The media fired questions, which she would not answer.

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