After the UC Board of Regents approved a 32 percent increase in fees, a collection of university students occupied Campbell Hall at UCLA. The last of those students left the building peacefully Thursday evening, suspending protests that saw dozens arrested.

Los Angeles Times:

After a day of protests over student fee hikes that roiled the UCLA campus, a final group of students who had taken over Campbell Hall left the building peacefully [Thursday] evening.

There were about 25 students when the group dispersed shortly before 7 p.m. Students had been occupying the building since about 12:30 a.m. Students used a bike rack to block hallways and desks to block doors. Pizza boxes were strewn in the third-floor hallway.

“This is only the end of this moment,” said Patricia Torres, 30, a first-year graduate student in the School of Urban Planning. “We are still dialoguing, but not stopping.”

Earlier [Thursday], the UC Board of Regents approved a 32% increase in student fees.

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