I started posting on HowieinSeattle in 11/04, following progressive American politics in the spirit of Howard Dean's effort to "Take Our Country Back." I decided to follow my heart and posted on seattleforbarackobama from 2/07 to 11/08.--"Howie Martin is the Abe Linkin' of progressive Seattle."--Michael Hood.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
"Sacramento State students aren't budging at sit-in"
Hannah Hoffman, a CSUS graduate, hugs student Yeimi Lopez, right, after protesters holding a sit-in at Sacramento Hall outlined their budget demands at a news conference Friday.
Students camped out in protest inside the Sacramento State administration building for a third straight day on Friday, singing freedom songs, playing cards and noshing on snacks their professors delivered.
The number of students fluctuated throughout the day, from as many as 50 students to about a dozen Thursday night.
University officials asked them again to go home Friday, saying the lobby was not a safe place for students to spend the weekend. But students said they would leave when they were ready – and on their own terms. MORE...