CSU Fullerton occupation wins demands, disbands on day 4

After a four-day occupation of Langsdorf Hall, the main administrative building at CSU Fullerton, students left the building when campus President Milton Gordon agreed to sign the Declaration to Defend Public Education per their chief demand.  Whether the occupiers remain conscious of the limitations of this victory remains to be seen; we’re thinking here of the post-Wheeler ledge negotiations at UC Berkeley and their demobilizing aftermath.  They seem to be framing this as a step forward without losing sight of the larger struggle.  As one woman who seemed to be a participant in the action told a journalist from the Daily Titan,

We won one battle, but we have to win the war.

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2 responses to “CSU Fullerton occupation wins demands, disbands on day 4

  1. gordon didn’t sign the original declaration. he signed a revised version, called the “statement in defense of public education,” which is available here.

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