I mean, who doesn’t want free stuff? And if people aren’t willing to give it to you, why not make a large fuss?
Student activists in California and elsewhere took to the streets Thursday in a national day of protest against rising fees and dwindling services in public higher education, drawing attention to a wave of tuition hikes, budget cuts and furloughs at colleges and universities across the country.
Lest people think I am being unfair, I actually saw the UCLA protests and even stood amid one of the groups during their chanting. (I was on my way to lunch.) The overwhelming sentiment that was being shouted and that was on signs was that “Education should be free.”