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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Students Take Over S.F. State Student Union, Reportedly Pepper Sprayed

Posted By on Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:25 AM

The Cesar Chavez Student Center
  • The Cesar Chavez Student Center
KTVU news is reporting that 19 students took over the San Francisco State student union in the predawn hours. At least two protesters have been arrested, with unconfirmed reports that they were pepper-sprayed by police.

A masked protester interviewed on television claimed this action was taken in solidarity with 11 students the university is charging $744 apiece  for the Dec. 9 occupation of the school's business building.

That demonstration required police to smash windows to gain entry to the building before arresting 25 people.


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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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