Sit-in at UCLA
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Student protest at UCLA

Sit-in at UCLA
Protesters stage a sit-in, blocking a van carrying UC regents from leaving the UCLA campus after a vote to increase student fees. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Escort for officials
UC police and CHP officers escort officials through demonstrations outside Covel Commons on the UCLA campus after the regents’ vote to increase student fees by 32%. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Trying to keep the peace
UC police push back protesters outside Covel Commons. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
UC regents
UC police escort two officials from Covel Commons to their vehicles as they are heckled by angry students. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Campus police
UC police use a bullhorn to declare an unlawful assembly outside Covel Commons. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Unhappy mob
Protesters, including students, faculty and their supporters, demonstrate against the UC regents. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Sitting for a cause
Student Alejandra Cruz, left, sits in a roadway to block traffic as she and others demonstrate against fee hikes. (Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Clash with police
UCLA student Jose Morales-Acosta, 20, runs from police, who were herding a crowd of students up a hill after the regents voted to increase student fees. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Taking a stand
Emily Morrison from UC Santa Cruz protests at UCLA as UC police escort two officials after the regents meeting. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Ring
Students form a ring around Covel Commons on the UCLA campus Thursday afternoon after the UC Board of Regents meeting.  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA
Under the watchful eye of police, UCLA students, from left, Richard Stevenson, 22, Lindsey Adams, 20, Dominic Hampton, 20, and in foreground, Mei-Ling Malone, 25, stage a sit-in by blocking the exit of a campus garage believed to be where regents were leaving the campus after a vote to increase student fees. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA
Keisha Boston yells as the public speaking time comes to an end during the regents meeting. UC police were called in and told the small crowd that was allowed in to leave. The crowd left yelling as the officers stood guard. Outside, students, faculty and workers from UCLA and other University of California campuses chanted outside Covel Commons to protest the fee increases. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Die-in
UC Santa Barbara student Katelyn Paris, seen with a blue shirt in her lap, takes part in a student die-in outside UCLA’s Covel Commons. The UC Board of Regents this afternoon approved a student fee increase of $2,500, or 32%, that will come in two steps by next fall. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
UC police squad
Elliot Goldstein, right, of Berkeley protests for the “future of education” as UC police officers watch the crowd during a regents meeting at UCLA(Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Solidarity
Hundreds of students protest outside a regents meeting at UCLA‘s Covel Commons. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD helicopter
A Los Angeles Police Department helicopter keeps watch on protesters that include groups of students from several other UC campuses as they march through UCLA during the regents meeting. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
Covel Commons
Hundreds of protesters chant slogans outside UCLA’s Covel Commons during a UC regents meeting. The crowd, composed of students and UC employees, could be heard chanting such slogans as “Whose university? Our university!” (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA
Students barricaded inside UCLA‘s Campbell Hall wave flags and fists from the building’s third floor in response to marching protesters. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA
Students protesting the proposed fee hike march near UCLA‘s Campbell Hall, which was seized by other students. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA
Students wearing bandanas protest the proposed fee hike outside Campbell Hall. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Covel Commons march
Students, faculty and workers from UCLA and other University of California campuses march outside UCLA’s Covel Commons early today to protest a two-step student fee increase that would raise undergraduate education costs more than $2,500, or 32%, by next fall. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Protest
Protesters march outside UCLA’s Covel Commons in Westwood ahead of the vote by the Board of Regents. Some UC regents say that fee hikes cannot be avoided without damaging the academic quality of the 10-campus, 229,100-student university. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
UC students
Students from UCLA and other UC campuses crowd a room in Covel Commons early today. Protests against the proposed fee hike have been held at UC campuses across the state. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Chant
Chanel Nealon, center left, and Hyacinth Noble march alongside protesters outside Covel Commons to decry the proposed fee increases. On Wednesday, a regents committee approved the fee hike. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Barricades
UC police officers prepare barricades in front of UCLA’s Covel Commons. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Holding the line
UC police officers form a line to keep student protesters from entering the loading area or parking lot of Covel Commons. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Waking up to song
Amelia Baker, right, and Emily Morrison, both UC Santa Cruz students, sing to wake up students that slept on the ground or in tents at UCLA’s main campus overnight. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Early morning protest
Protesters composed of students, faculty and workers from various UC campuses march outside Covel Commons early this morning. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Keeping warm
Two UC Berkeley students try to stay warm as they prepare to march with other students protesting the proposed fee hike at UCLA’s Westwood campus. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Protesting fee hike
Students march in front of Covel Commons at UCLA, where the UC Board of Regents voted on the proposed fee increase today. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Campbell Hall
Students protesting fee increases took over Campbell Hall at UCLA early this morning and chained the doors. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Locked
The door to Campbell Hall at UCLA was chained by students protesting the proposed fee increases. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
For a cause
Student protesters wake up early this morning in front of a chained-up Campbell Hall. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Masked student
A masked student looks out from behind the barred doors of UCLA’s Campbell Hall. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A protest camp-out
Students said they spent the night in sleeping bags, blocking the entrance to Campbell Hall. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
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