Monday, April 17, 2006

Arrested Development

This article on the University of Virginia sit-in from Inside Higher Ed discusses UM as well:

Students are stepping up their protests in support of low-wage workers on their campuses, and administrators at several institutions are cracking down — and taking heat in some quarters for doing so.

The latest institution to get tough is the University of Virginia, where 17 students were arrested Saturday as a result of a peaceful sit-in they had been staging for four days at an administrative building on campus. President John T. Casteen III ordered the arrests, to the dismay of some students and faculty members. [Continue...]

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