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Friday, March 14, 2014

City College: Arrests Made as Protesters Barricade Themselves into Campus Building

Posted By on Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 8:25 AM

A pair of students were arrested yesterday during a protest at City College, and some demonstrators remained barricaded within an administration building on campus overnight following heated clashes with police

Peter Anning, a CCSF spokesman, told the media that one student was pepper-sprayed during the demonstration on the Ingleside campus, and another was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer. 

More than 100 protesters yesterday called for the resignation of Robert Agrella, the special trustee installed last July to run the embattled school in lieu of its own elected board of trustees. At issue yesterday was a plan implemented under Agrella requiring students to pay up or establish a payment plan prior to registering for classes.  

In addition to the arrests, a group of demonstrators occupied Conlan Hall overnight, demonstratively exiting the building this morning

A second rally is scheduled for Friday afternoon at CCSF's Chinatown/North Beach campus regarding the school's five-year master plan. And yet another rally will be held at 12:30 today prior to a committee hearing in which Supervisor David Campos' nonbinding resolution calling for the reinstatement of the school's board will be heard. 

That's a busy schedule. And a number of the demonstrators may have slept poorly indeed. 

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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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