"This is one of the cultural and intellectual hubs of the campus, and it's impossible to quantify what the university would be losing by closing this space." - Scott Ferreter of Sacramento
The 10th annual Practical Activism Conference at UC Santa Cruz, organized by students at colleges Nine, Ten and Oakes, was held on October 20, 2012 at the College Nine & College Ten Multipurpose Room.
Hundreds of students rallied at the two entrances to the UC Santa Cruz campus, shutting them down for several hours. The demonstration was in conjunction with statewide actions against a 32% increase in undergraduate student fees.
A dance party thumped on the night of September 30 at the occupied Graduate Student Commons and Bay Tree Plaza at UC Santa Cruz.