Tag Archives: UC Davis

CALIFORNIA: UC Davis To Pay $1M To Students Pepper-Sprayed By Cop

Last week I reported that the above police officer had gotten off with no criminal charges. But at least today we learn the amount of the settlement to be paid to students by UC Davis. The details of the settlement, approved in secret earlier this month by the regents, are contained in documents filed in federal court in Sacramento this ...

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No Charges For Pepper Spray Cop

The cop who casually pepper-sprayed a seated group of peaceful UC Davis students last year will not face criminal charges. The incident sparked a national rallying of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Yolo County District Attorney’s office said in a statement that there was insufficient evidence to prove the use of force was illegal. A task force appointed by the ...

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Don We Now Our Spray Apparel

(Via – Copyranter)

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Photoshop Of The Day

(Via JMG reader Craig and many others.)

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UC Davis Chancellor: I Won’t Resign

Despite widespread condemnation for the pepper-spraying incident on her campus, the chancellor of UC Davis says she will not resign. Via Talking Points Memo: Two police officers involved in a pepper-spraying incident at the University of California-Davis have been placed on leave, and over the weekend, the university’s faculty association called for the chancellor’s resignation. But Chancellor Linda Katehi told ...

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UC Davis Investigates Police Brutality

RELATED: The school’s chancellor was the subject of an eerie silent protest by students as she walked to her car. The chancellor is already the subject of a resignation petition.

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Resisting Arrest

(Source) UPDATE: AmericaBlog has the story and information about the already-launched campaign against the cop. UPDATE II: There’s video.

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UC Davis LGBT Center Vandalized

The LGBT center at the University of California campus in Davis was struck by graffiti vandals over the weekend. For now, the damage will remain as a symbol of anti-gay sentiment. From a UC Davis bulletin: On the night of February 26th the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center experienced acts of vandalism. The entrance to the LGBTRC was ...

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