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Uc Davis Protests

Back to $chool: College Is the Past, Prison Is the Future

Andy Kroll | Posted 12.02.2012 | College
Andy Kroll

California's public higher education system is dying a slow death. The promise of a cheap, quality education is slipping away. And don't think the slow rot of public education is unique to California: that state's woes are the nation's.

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.

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.

The University We Are For?

David Theo Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education
David Theo Goldberg

It is the combination of spiraling long-term student debt, crimped educational support, and diminished prospects of attractive work opportunities that folks have been protesting. Who can blame them?

Occupying Academic Freedom

Patricia McGuire | Posted 01.23.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Higher education is in trouble right now --- and it's not just because of the scandal at Penn State. The real trouble that higher education is in goes to the soul of our existence as institutions supposedly dedicated to the free search for truth.

UC Davis Students' Awe-inspiring Non-violence

Bob Ostertag | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

Hopefully, what happened on the UC Davis campus last week will be seen as an inspiring example of the power of the most creative kind of non-violent power.

WATCH: Chilling Video Of Students Confronting UC Davis Chancellor

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.21.2011 | College

A crowd of UC Davis students confronted chancellor Linda Katehi in the wake of an incident that occurred between protesters and campus police on Frida...