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UCSC: Over 500 students are occupying the Kresge Town Hall
by Occupy California (via friend)
Wednesday Nov 18th, 2009 6:23 PM

The Regents of the University of California are voting on 32% fee increases for students at UCLA from November 17 – 19. (The CSU trustees are also meeting on these dates). Students through out the state of California are in an uproar.

UC Santa Cruz: over 500 students are occupying the Kresge Town Hall as of 3:45pm, Wednesday.

the details: hundreds of students rallied at the two entrances to campus shutting it down for several hours. Another group of 300 students entered into the Kresge Town Hall to create an organizing space around the budget cuts. Later in the evening, students at the entrances joined the others in the Kresge Town Hall. Currently, the space is being used to plan further actions.

UC Berkeley attempted occupation. Students have been organizing massive actions through out these three days as well.

UCLA, 14 students arrested

SFSU held a sit-in, that has now ended. See Indybay.

City College of San Francisco, 500 students walked out in solidarity

…more updates upcoming

§Kresge Town Hall
by photo Wednesday Nov 18th, 2009 7:12 PM
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§another photo
by reposted Thursday Nov 19th, 2009 11:38 AM
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Kresge Town Hall

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by i was there
Thursday Nov 19th, 2009 9:18 PM
I was at Kresge Town Hall. The space cannot fit 500 people. It was more like 150-200 and not even 100 overnight. Please don't inflate the numbers as it discredits the cause.