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Occupy the Farm rally in response to City Council decision March 12 - by Occupy the Farm
For Immediate Release March 7, 2014
Posted: Sat Mar 8, 2014 4:03AM
California Report Card: Learning from a New Platform for Civic Engagement - by Cheryl Edison
Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley,Ca
Event Date:Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 4:49PM
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
Students End Hahn Occupation - by Alex Darocy
Students at UC Santa Cruz left the Hahn student services building today after occupying it for nearly 18 hours. Approximately 30 students decided as a group to leave; all of them were undergraduates. Before exiting the building they cleaned the area they occupied and then sang songs of solidarity and protest. The occupation was in support of UC workers and in continued opposition to the appointment of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:36AM
UCSC Students Shut Down Registrar, Occupy Hahn Building (part 2, photos) - by Alex Darocy
On March 5, students at UC Santa Cruz rallied in support of UC workers and in continued opposition to the appointment of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system. After a short rally at Quarry Plaza, students eventually marched to the Hahn student services building, which they decided to occupy indefinitely.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 3:25AM
UCSC Students Shut Down Registrar, Occupy Hahn Building - by Alex Darocy
Students at UC Santa Cruz marched to Hahn Student Services Building this afternoon and are currently occupying the Office of the Registrar, which was shut down shortly after students arrived. They are calling for the resignation of Janet Napolitano and for all UC worker demands to be met. [Top photo: Students arrived at the Hahn Building shortly after 3pm]
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 7:33PM
UCSC Graduate Student Workers Receive Demands, Cancel Strike - by via UAW 2865
Graduate Student Workers at UC Santa Cruz announced on March 4 that, after two days of discussions, management has given in to all of their demands. The results: No more underpaid undergrad TAs, back pay ($6000 each) for all those who've already been in that position, serious reduction in TA workload for poorly planned Arts department classes, and a committee established to make recommendations for class-sizes with equal voices for labor and management.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:39PM
Global turn-around: to persuade Western Powers to adopt 'bottom-up' ethical human rights. - by Anthony Ravlich
Major Western Powers invited to New Zealand gives an opportunity to advocate a global 'turn-around' by adopting 'bottom-up' emphasis of global ethical human rights (developed in New Zealand) to replace 'near absolute', 'top-down' control of 'neoliberal absolutism'.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 4:50PM
As UC Continues Bad Faith Bargaining with Patient Care Workers, ULP Strike Vote Scheduled - by AFSCME 3299
Oakland: The University of California’s largest union, AFSCME 3299, has announced that its 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers will vote on whether to authorize an Unfair Labor Practice Strike on March 12th and 13th.
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 1:19PM
Films: International Inquiry into 9/11 & 9/11 in the Academic Community - by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Bonita (@Cedar) www.bfuu.org
Event Date:Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 1:08PM
Negligence at Emory University Leads to Animal Deaths, Violation of Federal Law - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
ATLANTA, GA – Emory University should be fined tens of thousands of dollars because of a series of incidents over the past few years that have killed research subjects through negligence – including the deaths of an infant monkey and other animals, according to documents released on February 27 by a national research watchdog organization.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:09PM
2 Rabbits bleed to death and 2 Monkeys die as Duke botches experiments - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
RALEIGH/DURHAM,NC – Sensitive federal records that reveal two preventable monkey deaths and two preventable rabbit deaths, as well as other injuries to primates at Duke University are being made public by a national research watchdog organization on February 27.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 4:06PM
Farmers target four Sprouts locations to save Gill Tract farm - by Boycott Sprouts
On Saturday afternoon, urban farmers demonstrated at Sprouts grocery chain locations in Petaluma, Fremont, Sunnyvale, and Mountain View. The farmers held banners, distributed flyers, and mic-checked messages urging customers to shop elsewhere until the chain agrees not to pave over the historic Gill Tract farm in Albany.
Posted: Sat Mar 1, 2014 10:16PM
Higher Ground: A Gospel Musical - by Kevin A. Roberts
Higher Ground is a gospel musical written and directed by Jessica Anderson, a senior at Stanford from Chicago, IL. The play is a story about the civil rights movement and the way it inspired America and the world. http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/february/gospel-history-musical-022714.html
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:05PM
AFSCME 3299 Cancels Strike, Announces "Historic" Agreement for UC Service Workers - by AFSCME Local 3299
Oakland: The University of California and AFSCME 3299 have reached an historic, tentative, 4-year contract agreement for the system’s 8300 Service Workers. As a result, next week’s scheduled strike by AFSCME 3299 represented UC workers has been cancelled.
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:59PM
At UCSC Rally, Students Continue to Seek Napolitano's Resignation and Justice for Workers (video/x-flv 33.6MB) - by Alex Darocy
Students rallied at UC Santa Cruz on February 26 to continue to protest the hiring of Janet Napolitano as president of the University of California system. "We say no to Napolitano, yes to worker demands," organizers stated in an announcement for the event where students also expressed solidarity with UC Service Workers represented by AFSCME 3299, who will be striking statewide on March 3-7. [Top video: Mic Check at McHenry Library]
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:04AM
UC Could Try to Remove Redwood Grove in March (video/x-ms-wmv 206.3MB) - by Save the Redwoods
UC Berkeley is planning to cut down a grove of 16 redwood trees as soon as March. The redwood trees behind Soda Hall, on Ridge Road and Le Roy Avenue are going to be replaced with the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, a privately funded tech design lab paid for by the CEO and Chairperson of the Board of Qualcomm Paul Jacobs. Qualcomm has representation on the UC Regents, through Sherry Lansing, who is both a regent and on the Qualcomm board of directors.
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:51AM
Reclaiming the Commons: Uniting for Our Shared Future with Mark Lakeman - by Common Ground Center
Kresge Town Hall at UCSC. Parking is $3 in the Core West Parking Garage. More parking information is online at http://kresge.ucsc.edu/commonground/about/parking.html
Event Date:Fri Mar 7, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:38PM
UC Student Worker Justice Network Demands Fair Contract for AFSCME 3299 Workers - by UC Student Worker Justice Network
We, the Student Worker Justice Network, are a coalition of students, staff, faculty and community members working for fair wages and just working conditions for UC workers, and we demand a fair contract for AFSCME 3299 service workers in the University of California system.
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:49PM
Vergara v. California: Teachers’ rights under attack - by David Feldman
Teachers are currently being attacked on many fronts. Our professionalism is questioned and a bipartisan consensus in congress blames teacher unions for the deficiencies in public education, while the schools we work in are underfunded and under of privatization. Powerful interests including the Walton family of Walmart infamy, Bill Gates of Microsoft, and Los Angeles based billionaire Eli Broad have demonized public schools and pushed for more charters while dismissing the demands of teacher...
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:44PM