Students and faculty across the California State University system organized in protest this year. They demonstrated against the increasing cost of tuition, failed contract negotiations for faculty members and the overall strain felt system-wide as a result of the financial crisis in California.

View Xpress’ coverage of the protests this semester, as well as a timeline of events leading up to the strikes. Have questions? Comment below or tweet us!


Read the fine print!

  • This timeline presents key events as seen by Xpress. While the timeline is meant to be accurate, it shouldn’t been seen as comprehensive.
  • Most of the content was gathered from the CFA and CSU websites. Outside news coverage was including when possible (including our own).

Data gathered by Kealan Cronin | Timeline by Aaron Williams using Timeline Setter.


Video by Nelson Estrada | Interviews by Karissa Stanton | Produced by Gil Riego Jr.


Photos by Nelson Estrada and Elijah Nouvelage.

Looking for more protest coverage? View more of Xpress’s stories here.

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