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
>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