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Activists protest education cuts at Capitol; about 70 arrested

Publié par carmion le 03/06/2012

Chris Megerian

Reporting from Sacramento -- Thousands of students and activists marched on the state Capitol on Monday to protest cuts in higher education, and authorities arrested 68 of them who refused to leave the building after it closed in the evening. Four had been arrested earlier in the day, one on suspicion of possessing a switchblade. The demonstration, billed by some as an "occupy the Capitol" act and supported by a freewheeling coalition of student groups and labor unions, was the latest sign of simmering discontent over steady hikes in the cost of attending state universities and community colleges. Read on...
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"Activists protest education cuts at Capitol; about 70 arrested", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2012. Consulté le 25/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/activists-protest-education-cuts-at-capitol-about-70-arrested