Friday, October 8, 2010

UC Lobbyist Protests Regents Action on Tuition

An article appears today in the Merced Sun-Star about a student protest over rising tuition. It is not unusual for faculty members to join such protests over Regents actions. (The Regents raised tuition substantially last year.) But under the photograph above that accompanied the article, the caption reads:

SUN-STAR PHOTO BY MARCI STENBERG Bryant Ziemba, head lobbyist for UC Merced signs a banner against fee hikes Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 afternoon, during a protest against fee hikes in the quad area in front of the Koolligan Library at UC Merced.

The head lobbyist for a campus protesting a Regents action is, well, unusual.

The full story with the photo is at

Maybe it's a case of:

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