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Cal State Fullerton Students Stage Sit-In

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After the president of their university refused to sign a petition stating that he stands by students who want tuition hikes and budget cuts to stop, Cal State Fullerton students staged a sit-in, reports KABC. Beginning at 9 p.m. last night, up to 50 students filled the administration building to make their point to President Milton Gordon. According to one, Gordon's signature won't force him to take any action, but merely shows that he supports the students' request:

"It's a completely symbolic signature. It's just an act of good faith from our administration, and he won't give that to us," said student Carie Rael. "He won't show his support. He says he's supportive. He states all these statistics on how he's supportive, but we don't see that."