March 2 'Day of Action' Photo Gallery by the Xpress photo staff

A collection of photographs from Day of Action from the [X]press photo staff.

A woman chants with other students and teachers protesting the budget cuts at the corner of 19th and Holloway Streets today. Erik Verduzco / staff photographer

Students protest budget cuts and raised fees at SF State on Mar. 2. Sasha Tivetsky / staff photographer

CCSF student Amanda Maystead speaks into a megaphone during the protest of the budget cuts and raised fees of college tuition during the Day of Action on Mar. 2 at SF State. Sasha Tivetsky / staff photographer

SF State students protest at SF State and then marched to CIty College SF to protest budget cuts on March 2, 2011. John H. Bird / staff photographer

Antonio Leos, a third year Environmental studies major looks out the 2nd floor window of the HSS building as SF State students protest at SF State to protest budget cuts on Mar. 2. John H. Bird / staff photographer

Students and staff protest budget cuts at the corner of 19th and Holloway Streets today. Erik Verduzco / staff members

A woman takes a photo of protesters at the corner of 19th and Holloway Streets today. Students and teachers demanded a stop to the budget cuts. Erik Verduzco / staff photographer

A circle of women bang on a drum while people protest the budget cuts and raised fees during the Day of Action at SF State on Mar. 2. Sasha Tivetsky / staff photographer

A man who did not want to get identified tries to gets cars to blow their horn during a rally to protest budget cuts today. Students and staff participated in the event. Erik Verduzco / staff photographer

SF State student Marisa Soski speaks out against the budget cuts to higher education in the Day of Action protest in the Cesar Chavez plaza in SF State on Wednesday, Mar. 2. Sandy Ha / staff photographer

SF State students protest in Cesar Chavez Center on Mar. 2 as part of the Day of Action for Public Education. Sam E. Heller / staff photographer

A SF State student uses her phone to record the speeches and performances in the Cesar Chavez center as part of the SF State students protest at SF State to protest budget cuts on Mar. 2. John H. Bird / staff photographer

SF State students march to CIty College of San Francisco to protest budget cuts on Mar. 2. John H. Bird / staff photographer

SF State students walk from their campus to City College of San Francisco on Mar. 2 to protest budget cuts to education. Erik Verduzco / staff photographer

Khin Thiri Nandar Soe of City College of San Francisco's student government serves "rock 'n roll spaghetti" to students protesting budget cuts on Mar. 2. Gregory Moreno / staff photographer

Michael Cohen, a lecturer at UC Berkeley, speaks to a crowd of people during the Day of Action, in front of Wheeler Hall in UC Berkeley, on Mar. 2nd. The Day of Action is a statewide protest against budget cuts for education. Edward Chow / staff photographer

Isaac Ontiveros, a director of Critical Resistance, speaks up amongst the crowd of protesters at UC Berkeley, CA on Mar. 2. Henry Nguyen / staff photographer

The In Xochitl In Cucatl student group performs Aztec Mexica dancing inside Wheeler Hall in UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Mar. 2 during the Day of Action. The Day of Action is a statewide protest against budget cuts for education. Edward Chow / staff photographer

With police officers looming in the background a group of protesters discuss what their next move is at Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, Mar. 2. Thirteen protesters occupied the hall while the rest either supported them outside or left. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

Lt. Tucker of the UC Berkeley Police Department stands face to face with an organizer of the UC Berkeley Day of Action organizers at Wheeler Hall, Mar. 2. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

Officer Tong puts on a pair of gloves during an occupation of Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, Mar. 2. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

A protester stares at a policer officer blocking the door to Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, Mar. 2. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

Police and media surround a circle of thirteen protesters at Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, Mar. 2. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

Police officers arrest a protester at Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus during Day of Action, Mar. 2. Colleges across California protested the governor's proposed budget cuts to education. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

SF State grad student Michael V. is arrested by police officers during a protest at Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, Mar. 2. Police arrested Michael and other protesters for trespassing. Eric Soracco / staff photographer

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