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State College & Universities Looking at 10% Increase

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As both the University of California and Cal State public school systems look at fee increases as the state budget dwindes into super red deficit numbers, Prop 8 protests won't be the only ones going on. From the LA Times: "Lucero Chavez, president of the systemwide UC Student Assn., predicted more protests ahead because students are angry about fees growing so much year after year. 'I think we saw in the voter turnout [in the presidential election] that students are ready to be mobilized,' she said."