FROM Joshua Clover
Students, Faculty Protest Pepper Spraying by UC Police Two University of California Davis police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave over their use of pepper spray on nonviolent student protesters. The president of the UC system, Mark Yudof, has ordered an urgent review . Today on the campus of UC Davis, students and faculty gathered to express outrage over the incident. Joshua Clover, an English professor at Davis, was at today's rally.
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