Topics: UC Santa Cruz Strike, Living Wage Movement, Housing crisis, Graduate school, Teaching Assistants
Participants: Veronica Hamilton, PhD student at UC Santa Cruz,
Broadcast Air Date: 02/28/2020
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
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- What is the relationship between the housing crisis in California and the graduate strike in UC Santa Cruz?
- What were the terms of the UAW contract?
- Why did the UC Santa Cruz campus vote by 80% against the UAW contract?
- What is the graduate student context to a living wage campaign within and outside of the University system?
- What is the monthly stipend for teaching assistants?
- How does emphasizing the tuition remission, hide the need to question the high cost of university tuition, when the UC system was originally meant to be tuition free?
- Graduate school has historically been limited to the more affluent class.
- How is higher education being diversified?
- Why do we assume that only rich people should get to pursue their passion?
- What is the liboratory frame towards supporting working class issues?
- Why shouldn’t we, the support class, not fill our hearts and minds to makes us stronger?
- What is the COLA campaign?
- On February 14 ,2020 the administration threatened termination as disciplinary action against the graduate students.
- Many are fighting for their own dreams and many are fight for the future of higher education.
- UC Santa Barbara is going on a teaching strike in solidarity with the UC Sant Cruz strike.
- Why did UC President, Janet Napolitano threaten to fire striking graduates instead of meeting their basic needs?
- For mote information visit. https://payusmoreucsc.com/