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CSU Protesters Wear Hunger Strike T-Shirts to Dinner
Cal State students are protesting -- some are on a kale-juice hunger strike -- as the board of trustees votes today on a proposal that could give university presidents a 10 percent boost to their $250,000 to $350,000 salaries.
Students wearing "I'm on a Hunger Strike! Ask me Why" T-shirts protested outside the home of Chancellor Charles Reed's dinner last night shouting, "Reed, Reed, Stop your greed!" according to CBS.
The plan would freeze state-funding but would allow voluntary school fundraisers to contribute to presidents' salaries. Students and faculty are equally irked at the proposal since tuition has been hiked six years in a row, including a 9 percent increase for the upcoming fall semester, according to the Los Angeles Times. The university may also freeze enrollment for the spring semester and wait-list applicants.
The California Faculty Association says that the the presidential salary increase is inappropriate when teachers and faculty haven't received a raise in three years, according to CBS. Trustees say that their goal is to eliminate state funding but keep CSU president salaries competitive to attract top talent.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.