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Thursday, November 19, 2009

UC regents approve fee hike amid loud student protests

This hurts. -Angela

Los Angeles Times | November 19, 2009 | 1:05 p.m.

UC regents approve fee hike amid loud student protests

Amid loud student protests that roiled the UCLA
campus, the UC Board of Regents this afternoon
approved a 32% increase in student fees.


The fee hike is $2,500, or 32%, in two steps by
>next fall. That would bring the basic UC
>education fees to about $10,300, plus about
>another $1,000 for campus-based charges, for a
>total that would be about triple the UC cost a
>decade ago. Room, board and books can add
>another $16,000.
>
>
>Groups of UC students from several other
>campuses arrived in Westwood to join a
>demonstration against the fee hike, and a group
>of protesters was occupying a UCLA classroom
>building.
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