Here are a couple of important moments from today’s Occupy UC Davis rally. The first is Nathan Brown, UC Davis English professor and author of this early response to the pepper-spraying incident:
The second is Chancellor Katehi’s eagerly awaited public response to what happened:
Nope, there’s nothing wrong with your Youtube connection; that’s all she said. I can’t speak for other people in the crowd, but I was hoping for something more than a weak apology and a vague promise to work at making things “better.” If there was a moment for her to try to restore confidence in her administration of the campus, and to avoid having to resign, that was it. And she blew it.