SF Bay Area Indymedia indymedia
About Contact Subscribe Calendar Publish Print Donate

San Francisco | Arts + Action | Education & Student Activism | Indymedia | Front Page

Sun Jan 23 2011 (Updated 01/24/11) Station Personnel, Supporters, Students Rally and Protest to Save USF Radio Station
Rally and Meeting to Save KUSF On January 20th, a meeting on the USF campus was held in protest of the sudden and unannounced shutdown of 34-year-old college station KUSF the day before. A $3.75 million sale of the station's FCC license occurred January 18th, in a secret deal of which almost nobody at the station had prior knowledge.

Shocked and outraged station personnel, supporters, students, a media studies professor, and other media made up close to 500 people who rallied outside the packed auditorium. Those in the hall demanded explanations and a better resolution from unapologetic school president Reverend Steven A. Privett, who made the deal. Reverend Privett was willing to address the outraged group for over an hour and a half, but he just kept repeating lines like “cost-benefit” decisions for students and saying that he had no obligation to the larger community. He hid behind the secretive “non-disclosure agreement," often chiding speakers for their level of passion. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi attended.

Station personnel are speaking out on KPOO and KALX radio shows as well as in other media. Organizing information can be found at kusf-archives.org. Supporters plan to attend the Board of Supervisors meeting January 25th at 1pm at City Hall.

audioFull story

10/15/14 Massive Pollution of Water Supply Shows Big Oil's Power in California   Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley
10/15/14 UCSC Student Withdraws from University Citing UC's Connection to War Profiteering   Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/14/14 Petition Initiated at UCSC Due to Inadequate Housing Also Opposes Upper Campus Expansion   Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/07/14 Community Members Oppose Construction of New McDonald's in Downtown Watsonville   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/07/14 Legal Settlement Allows Park Service Marine Wilderness Restoration to Begin at Point Reyes   Environment & Forest Defense | North Bay / Marin
10/06/14 Pomo Leaders, AIM Elders and Environmental Activists Shut Down Caltrans Construction   Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | North Coast | California
10/06/14 Movement to End Capital Punishment Growing   Police State and Prisons | Peninsula
10/05/14 Police Brutality Victims Demand San Francisco Giants Take Stand on Cultural Appropriation   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice
10/05/14 Tenant Facing Eviction Hands Out "Eviction Protection" Condoms at Folsom Street Fair   Health, Housing, and Public Services | LGBTI / Queer | Arts + Action
10/04/14 Salinas Police Release Names of Officers Who Killed Residents in 2014   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/04/14 Sin Barras letter to Center for Conflict Studies challenges legitimacy of Police Chief   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice