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Tag: UC Davis pepper-spray incident

December 5, 2011 | 11:56 am

UC President Names Students, Faculty, Alumni to Pepper Spray Investigative Panel

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DAVIS, Calif. (AP) The University of California has named a dozen people to a task force that will investigate the pepper-spraying of student protesters at UC Davis. UC President Mark Yudof on Monday appointed 12 UC Davis students, faculty, alumni and staff to the panel, which will be headed by former California Supreme Court Justice […]

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November 23, 2011 | 12:10 pm

Video: Entire UC Davis Town Hall Meeting With Chancellor Katehi and Students; Live Blog

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Yesterday at UC Davis, an embattled Chancellor Linda Katehi and other school officials held a town hall meeting with students to discuss the notorious pepper spray incident that has brought worldwide negative attention to the university. The Sacramento Bee has a report and so does The California Aggie, the school’s student newspaper. From the Bee: […]

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November 23, 2011 | 8:54 am

Profile of Pepper-Spraying Officer Pike: Ex-Marine, Twice Honored, Allegedly Used Anti-Gay Slur

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(AP) John Pike, one of the UC Davis officers who pepper-sprayed student protesters last Friday, is a retired Marine sergeant who has been honored for his police work on campus, but he also figured in a discrimination lawsuit against the university. He has risen swiftly through the ranks of the UC Davis police force over […]

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Audio, Transcript: Interview w/ UC Davis Chancellor on Pepper-Spray Controversy; Video of Incident

November 21, 2011 | 4:10 pm

Audio, Transcript: Interview w/ UC Davis Chancellor on Pepper-Spray Controversy; Video of Incident

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UC Davis announced today that it has placed university police chief Annette Spicuzza on leave after her officers used pepper spray to move seated Occupy UC Davis protesters on Friday. The incident, which has attracted international attention, also led the campus faculty association to call for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi. She says she […]

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