U.C. Students, Faculty Walkout in Protest

September 24, 2009 7:16:26 PM PDT
Students and faculty at U.C. Merced took part in a walk-out, along with thousands of other U.C. Students and employees across the state.                  |   Watch Video Above for Extended Coverage   |

They're protesting lay-offs, forced furloughs, and increased students fees that may be raised again soon.

Organizers say they're frustrated with decisions by the U.C. Board of Regents, but they ultimately blame state legislators for a more than $750 million dollar budget shortfall.

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