Monday, June 26

A hooded student guards his high school after student protesters took over the campus during a march on Aug. 28. The hooded protesters, known as encapuchados, stacked chairs from their classrooms against the school’s front gates. To enter a campus and break up a takeover, police need a warrant, which can take up to two weeks to secure.
A hooded student guards his high school after student protesters took over the campus during a march on Aug. 28. The hooded protesters, known as encapuchados, stacked chairs from their classrooms against the school’s front gates. To enter a campus and break up a takeover, police need a warrant, which can take up to two weeks to secure.

Suzy Strutner: Tiny hands put protests in larger perspective

I went to Chile with a purpose: to understand why the students there protest their education system. Before leaving, I spent months interviewing professors in offices and sitting at long tables with government researchers and making calls on Skype from my bedroom in Westwood to high school administrators in Santiago. Read more...



Madhu Narasimhan, a fourth-year political science student, attended the Democratic National Convention last week as a California delegate.
Madhu Narasimhan, a fourth-year political science student, attended the Democratic National Convention last week as a California delegate.

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Chancellor Gene Block answers follow-up questions about the newly approved Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference and Guest Center.
Chancellor Gene Block answers follow-up questions about the newly approved Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference and Guest Center.



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