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'Pepper Spray Cop' Gets $38,000 Disability Settlement

Posted 10.23.2013 | College

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The former University of California, Davis police officer who pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters has reached a worker's compensat...

The UC Davis Pepper Spraying Saga Is Finally Over

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.10.2013 | College

U.S. District Court Judge John A. Mendez awarded a $1 million settlement Wednesday to the student protesters who were pepper sprayed at point-blank ra...

Human Rights Day: How Social Video Changes the Game for Advocacy and Accountability

Camille Crittenden | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media
Camille Crittenden

As access to consumer video equipment has increased, so has the opportunity for citizen journalists and bystanders to capture violations they witness.

Huge Settlement For UC Davis Pepper Spray Victims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.26.2012 | College

The University of California system announced Wednesday they will pay $30,000 in damages to each of the 21 students and alumni who were sprayed at a p...

Verdict In For UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 09.20.2012 | San Francisco

DAVIS, Calif. -- The University of California, Davis police officers who doused students and alumni with pepper spray during a campus protest last Nov...

UC Davis Pepper Spray Victims Getting Settlement

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.14.2012 | College

Students and alumni pepper sprayed at close range by University of California, Davis campus police will receive a settlement, the UC Regents decided T...

Pepper Spray Cop No Longer Working At UC Davis

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

Lt. John Pike, the campus police officer who pepper sprayed seated student protesters, is no longer working at the University of California, Davis, th...

Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Student No Longer On The Force

Sacramento Bee | Sam Stanton | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco

Lt. John Pike, the UC Davis police officer who became a focal point of last November's pepper spraying incident during a campus protest, is no longer ...

Judge Rules UC Davis Must Name Campus Cops In Pepper-Spray Controversy

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.27.2012 | College

The University of California, Davis must release the names of the campus police involved in the Nov. 18 pepper-spraying of seated, unarmed student pro...

50 Ways To Avoid Pepper Spraying Students (Thanks, Cal!)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.11.2012 | College

If there's one thing the University of California's administration can improve upon, it could be summed up in one word: communication. That's accordin...

Ron Paul Spoke Right Next to Where UC Davis Students Were Pepper Sprayed; Nobody Protested

Justin Cox | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Justin Cox

if any other Republican presidential candidate were to have stopped by the UC Davis quad to give a campaign speech last week, there's little doubt in my mind that it would have been overshadowed by some form of protest.

Clown Show at UC Davis -- Too Bad It's Not Funny

Bob Ostertag | Posted 04.20.2012 | College
Bob Ostertag

Remember those videos of campus police pepper spraying seated students in the face at UC Davis last November? Old news, right? Well, it has taken all this time for the task force appointed by the UC president to make its report public.

Embattled Police Chief Resigns After Notorious Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | College

DAVIS, Calif. — The police chief who oversaw the University of California, Davis, police department during its notorious pepper-spraying of Occu...

UC Davis Investigation: Pepper Spray 'Was Not Authorized'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2012 | College

The task force report on the controversial pepper-spraying of student protesters at the University of California, Davis concluded the campus police an...

UC Davis To Release Report On Pepper-Spray Clash

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 06.11.2012 | College

SAN FRANCISCO — Campus police should not have pepper-sprayed student demonstrators at the University of California, Davis, in an incident that g...

UC Davis Pepper Spray Report Can Be Released, BUT...

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.28.2012 | College

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California can release a report on the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators by UC Davis police but must fi...

UC Davis Pepper Spray Report May Not Be Released

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.07.2012 | College

A task force investigating the pepper spraying of protesters at University of California, Davis cannot release their report to the public because of a...

How to Fund an American Police State

Stephan Salisbury | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Stephan Salisbury

The chances of an American dying in a terrorist incident in a given year are 1 in 3.5 million. To reduce that risk, to make something minuscule even more minuscule, what has the nation spent? What has it cost us?

Local University Chancellor To Face Confidence Vote After Occupy Incident

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 04.18.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Faculty members at a California university where campus police pepper-sprayed a group of peaceful Occupy protesters have voted a...

12 Most Hopeful Trends to Build on in 2012

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 03.01.2012 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

This uprising is the biggest reason for hope in 2012. The following are 12 ways the Occupy movement and other major trends of 2011 offer a foundation for a transformative 2012.

The Chancellor and the Student, or, Speaking Truth to Power

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.02.2014 | College
Bob Ostertag

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi has stated that she tried to meet with students who were pepper-sprayed but was rebuffed. This came as a surprise to Jerika Heinze, who says she has been contacting the Chancellor's office nearly every day asking for a meeting.

PHOTOS: Artists Create Police Brutality Coloring Book

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

A collective of 46 artists has come together to contribute black-and-white images for the new Police Brutality Coloring Book. The 48-page DIY publicat...

WATCH: A New Anthem for the Occupy Movement: #FilmThePolice

B. Dolan | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
B. Dolan

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UC Davis' Peppergate Meltdown: Only the Tip of the Glacier

Rik Seyman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Rik Seyman

The Peppergate scandal at UC Davis is no more about Lt. Pike and bungling cops on the Quad than Watergate was about E. Howard Hunt and burglars in the Democratic headquarters. Or, at least, it shouldn't be -- not if the university is to have a soul going forward.

What Age Do You Teach Your Child Current Events?

Hayley Krischer | Posted 02.11.2012 | Parents
Hayley Krischer

Is it my job as a mother to shield an almost eight-year-old from a lesson about society and social unrest? Or do I discuss current events with him as I see fit?