Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 11:17pm
A daylong rally by City University of New York students against a planned tuition increase turned turbulent Monday evening when marchers ignored police requests to clear the lobby of a building where the university’s trustees were meeting and 15 people were arrested.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 11:16pm
As outrage mounts over campus police's use of the chemical against seated, nonviolent protesters, Linda Katehi tells more than 1,000 students and faculty members she feels 'horrible for what happened.' The school's police chief is placed on administrative leave.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 11:14pm
It has become something of an annual tradition on California college campuses, in what is perhaps the most prestigious state university system in the country: the state makes large cuts in public universities, they in turn raise tuition, and students respond with angry protests.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 11/20/2011 - 7:11pm
This week's decision by California State University trustees to raise tuition by 9 percent had the feel of a backroom vote and should be reconsidered next month, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told the CSU leadership Friday.