by Ramon Solis
Davis – Approximately 50 protestors have reoccupied the former Cross CulturalCenter January 24 at the University of California, Davis. For now, this is where the UCD Occupy movement is headquartered.
Various proposals were passed at considerable speed, reflective either of the fact
that many of the protestors who were present have been seasoned General Assembly
participants or that the movement has been slow to attract newer members who would
not be familiar with the process.
One such proposal was to bar police, corporate media, the Freedom of Expression
team, and members of the UC administration, including Chancellor Katehi and campus
mediators, from entering the occupied building. “What [the Freedom of Expression
Team] are essentially are snitches for the administration,” said one protestor during this
week’s General Assembly.
“Allowing UC administration into our space would be predicated on the idea
that there is anything to negotiate, which is false,” said Natalia Kresich, occupier and