If you have "no place to go," come here!

University of California....

Somebody post or comment on this, please!

What are the students saying and doing? Just because they aren't necessarily from our generation....

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Submitted by S Brennan on

"...of a three-day system wide strike"

Three days...three days....three days, hell getting folks out for one day is hard enough. When I went through University, even with GI I had to work...and go to school for engineering, which at that level of competition is no cakewalk...who are these self appointed idiots?

Submitted by lambert on

I guess I'd say "volunteer" or "activist" or possibly "engaged citizen" rather than "self-appointed idiot."

And I'm much more interested in their views on policy than whatever tactical mistakes they may, or may not, have made.

jumpjet's picture
Submitted by jumpjet on

They're part of my generation. I hope they force the state government to reconsider their draconian education cuts.

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Submitted by gqmartinez on

Cause poor folk can't afford it.

If tuition was much more expensive for me as an undergrad, I probably wouldn't have my fancy ass PhD from a top program in my field. As it was, I had to juggle 30 hours of work (on top of two research projects, and a greater than full time schedule). And I was even able to get research fellowship money to help pay.

My life probably would be much different if I were prohibited from school if tuition were significantly higher. But that's kinda what the aristocracy wants, I suppose. Fuck that!