Author Archives: nodiplomacy
On March 3rd, 2010, over 20 students, the majority being Latin@s, decided to go on a hunger strike to call attention issues that affect our community both here on campus and across the nation. This inspired many students, workers, and … Continue reading
State Senator Leland Yee urges Berkeley Chancellor to meet with hunger strikers, end the 9-day fast After 190 hours without food, strikers have yet to have face-to-face meeting with UC Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau BERKELEY, CA, May 11th— California State Senator … Continue reading
Estudiantes de la Universidad de California en Berkeley y un activista latino se declaran en huelga de hambre; demandan nombrar el campus santuario de indocumentados y advierten que llegarán hasta lo último. http://impreso.milenio.com/node/8765260
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Chancellor Birgeneau and Vice Chancellor Breslauer have made it clear that student safety and health is not a priority to them. On Monday, May 10th, dozens of UCPD and Alameda County Police officers were deployed at California Hall and refused … Continue reading
As usual, UC Chancellor Birgeneau and Vice Chancellor Breslauer called in the police to be the negotiating team with students instead of meeting directly with the student, worker, faculty coalition. One student organizer was threatened by UCPD Officer McWilliams (badge … Continue reading
Despite Breslauer and Birgeneau’s talking point that they care about the safety of students, they are denying strikers access to water.