Second Noose Found in UCSD Warren College

edit: second noose may just be a rumor, UCSD police saying no 2nd noose has been found. Waiting for official confirmation.

3:41 PM The office has just received word that a second noose has been found in UCSD Warren College.

These acts of racism and ignorance are complete unacceptable and should not go by without consequences.

RT occupyca Sources on the ground say second noose has been found in Warren College


6 responses to “Second Noose Found in UCSD Warren College

  1. After hearing news of this 2nd noose, it seems clear that a group of people are really trying to start a race riot by antagonizing the situation. These threats are no surprise. I truly believe that the UCSD Black Student Union carries the spirit of the SNCC. There will BE NO RACE RIOT TO DISCREDIT THE PROTESTS.

    • Sorry, I should have waited to hear confirmed reports. I hope to God there is no 2nd noose, but one is already too much. I’m still inclined to believe that the intent was to goad the protestors into rioting as we have seen happen before.

  2. Also heard that last night, someone hurled trash at a BSU member from a balcony at Warren College while calling her a nigger. An obvious coward would only do this to a girl when she is walking alone at night.

  3. These acts are completely unacceptable. Current Threats to University of California Don’t Come From the Outside – $3 Million Spending by UC President Yudof for University of California Berkeley Chancellor Birgeneau to Hire Consultants – When Work Can Be Done Internally & Impartially
    During the days of the Great Recession, every dollar in higher education counts. Contact Chairwoman Budget Sub-committee on Education Finance Assemblywoman Carter 916.319.2062 – tell her to stop the $3,000,000 spending by Birgeneau on consultants.
    Do the work internally at no additional costs with UCB Academic Senate Leadership (C. Kutz/F. Doyle), the world – class professional UCB faculty/ staff, & the UCB Chancellor’s bloated staff (G. Breslauer, N. Brostrom, F. Yeary, P. Hoffman, C. Holmes etc) & President Yudof.
    President Yudof’s UCB Chancellor should do the high paid work he is paid for instead of hiring expensive East Coast consults to do the work of his job. ‘World class’ smart executives like Chancellor Birgeneau need to do the hard work analysis, and make the tough-minded difficult, decisions to identify inefficiencies.
    Where do the $3,000,000 consultants get their recommendations?
    From interviewing the UCB senior management that hired them and approves their monthly consultant fees and expense reports. Remember the nationally known auditing firm who said the right things and submitted recommendations that senior management wanted to hear and fooled the public, state, federal agencies?
    $3 million impartial consultants never bite the hands (Chancellor Birgeneau/ Chancellor Yeary) that feed them!
    Mr. Birgeneau’s accountabilities include “inspiring innovation, leading change.” Instead of deploying his leadership and setting a good example by doing the work of his Chancellor’s job, Birgeneau outsourced his work to the $3,000,000 consultants. Doesn’t he engage UC and UC Berkeley people at all levels to examine inefficiencies and recommend $150 million of trims? Hasn’t he talked to Cornell and the University of North Carolina – which also hired the consultants — about best practices and recommendations that eliminate inefficiencies?
    No wonder the faculty, staff, students, Senate & Assembly are angry and suspicious.
    In today’s Great Recession three million dollars is a irresponsible price to pay when a knowledgeable ‘world-class’ UCB Chancellor and his bloated staff do not do the work of their jobs.
    Pick up the phone and call: save $3 million for students!

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