Thursday, June 21

The Year in Protest

AFSCME Local 3299, the UC service workers' union, held a three-day strike in May after negotiations with the University of California stalled. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

AFSCME Local 3299, the UC service workers' union, held a three-day strike in May after negotiations with the University of California stalled. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

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UCLA has had nearly a century of student activism, and this year is no exception. Here is an overview of demonstrations that happened this year, how their respective movements have progressed and where people think the movements are going.


Fellow, a new eclectic American-style restaurant, opened on Glendon Avenue on June 11. (Courtesy of Wonho Frank Lee)
Fellow, a new eclectic American-style restaurant, opened on Glendon Avenue on June 11. (Courtesy of Wonho Frank Lee)

Four former UCLA employees filed lawsuits against the UCLA and UC Board of Regents this week, alleging the university did not act appropriately to previous complaints. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Four former UCLA employees filed lawsuits against the UCLA and UC Board of Regents this week, alleging the university did not act appropriately to previous complaints. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Lt. Col. Shannon Stambersky will be leaving  the UCLA Army ROTC program to work at the Pentagon. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Lt. Col. Shannon Stambersky will be leaving  the UCLA Army ROTC program to work at the Pentagon. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Robert Englund (back row, third from the left) poses at a British excavation site of a mound called Jemdet Nasr in 1998. (Courtesy of Robert Englund)
Robert Englund (back row, third from the left) poses at a British excavation site of a mound called Jemdet Nasr in 1998. (Courtesy of Robert Englund)

David Sears, a distinguished professor in the department of psychology, is retiring after almost 60 years of teaching at UCLA. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)
David Sears, a distinguished professor in the department of psychology, is retiring after almost 60 years of teaching at UCLA. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Sylvie Vaught is graduating UCLA in June with a master's in cinema and media studies, while her daughter Chloe Vaught attends UCLA's undergraduate program. (Courtesy of Sylvie Vaught)
Sylvie Vaught is graduating UCLA in June with a master's in cinema and media studies, while her daughter Chloe Vaught attends UCLA's undergraduate program. (Courtesy of Sylvie Vaught)


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