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Military Recruiters Evicted From UCSC Job Fair, Again!
On April 11th, 2006, about 200 students marched and rallied to get the military out of UC Santa Cruz. Students rallied outside the McHenry Library before marching to the Job Fair held at College 8. This is the third time in a row that the military has been confronted by large student demonstrations while trying to recruit at UCSC Job Fairs.
Above: Bikers Bloc the road to prevent cars from hurting students
For more information, please see:
Students Kick Military Recruiters off UC Santa Cruz
Military Recruiters Abandon Post at UCSC Career Fair
UCSC Students Against War
badge no. 60
Students made a pathway which military recruiters said they needed so they could leave the Job Fair. But this was a lie, like most statements made by the military. They did not need a pathway and instead left the Job Fair by walking alongside the building.
* After arresting a legal observer for filming, the police took the arrestee and questioned him inside a classroom at College 8.
Although Kot was released after being arrested, he was searched, questioned (without a lawyer present) and told that he would be facing charges and hearing from the District Attorney...
SAW's Call to Action posted at a UCSC Bus Stop
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n., pl. -ties.
1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
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1. An accepted source of expert information or advice: a noted authority on birds; a reference book often cited as an authority.
2. A quotation or citation from such a source: biblical authorities for a moral argument.
5. Justification; grounds: On what authority do you make such a claim?
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[Middle English auctorite, from Old French autorite, from Latin auctōritās, auctōritāt-, from auctor, creator. See author.]