A lull in the movement?


No doubt about it, the movement against the privatization of the university has made history in student activism.  However, many of us may feel like there’s been a bit of a lull in the movement since March 4th.  Why?  Well for starters, immediately after March 4th, many universities had finals week followed by Spring break, but there are more serious reasons.

This article in the SF Chronicle outlines a few of them:

Protesters feel stifled by UC Berkeley crackdown

Nanette Asimov, Chronicle Staff Writer

Michael Macor / The Chronicle

UC Berkeley police push back protesters outside Wheeler Hall during a rally against salary cuts and layoffs in November. Many students criticize the school’s disciplinary process.

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