Posts Tagged ‘Budget cuts’

School protest in Oakland CA

June 21, 2012




















Journalists were back in Oakland for a protest at the Lakeview school this week.












Sentiment in Oakland CA this week.


Arnieville in Berkeley CA

May 22, 2010

Activists in Berkeley set up a tent city called “Arnieville” to protest recent budget cuts in CA.

Berkeley Daily Planet, Jane Stillwater’s blog, and Smirking Chimp have permission to reprint any of these photos.

The real deal masked student photo

March 6, 2010


Earlier today, we posted a different photo of the masked student.  This is the shot we intended to post.

It seems that keeping track of which photo is on which floppy disk is more difficult to do than it was in the day of Nikon F’s and rolls of Tri-X.

“What a drag it is gettin’ old . . .”

Who was that masked man?

March 6, 2010

Unidentified student (he’s masked dontcha know?) hoists a protest sign Thursday, March 4, 2010, at the Sather Gate on the Bekeley campus.  Students were protesting budget cuts.

Scabs scoot

March 6, 2010

Scabs get ready to race to the finish line which symbolized the picket line.  Some students agreed to “race” to (and across) the finish line.  Photo taken Thursday March 4, 2010 at the Sather Gate area of UCB campus.

Berkeley Protest

March 5, 2010

Students of UCB were temporarily delayed by stalled bus Thursday.  Students marched from Berkeley campus to Oakland to protest budget cuts.  Photo taken on Telegraph Ave (near the Willard school) on Thursday March 4, 2010.

World’s Laziest Journalist’s photos

March 5, 2010

Stalled bus delays students protesting budget cuts.  Taken March 4, 2010 on Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley CA

World’s Laziest Journalist in action

March 5, 2010

Students at Berkeley protest state budget cuts on Thursday March 4, 2010.

Hey, hey, LBJ, how many educations did you kill today?

September 25, 2009



On Thursday, September 24, 2009, students at UCB (Berkeley) held a rally supporting the teachers’ walkout over budget cuts.  The protest rally was held at Sproul Plaza which was the scene for many famous Free Speech rallies in the Sixties.  The times they are a changing!