STATE: UC regents committee approves tuition hike…

A University of California regents committee on Wednesday approved a tuition increase for nonresident students, despite their pleas that it would cause them hardship. The proposed 3.5% tuition increase would boost the supplemental tuition that nonresident students pay by $978… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: North Carolina student walked out of…

(CNN) - At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Justin Blackman got up from his desk and calmly walked out of Mr. Mendez's Spanish class. When he got outside, he discovered he was the only one. Of the approximately 700 students at Wilson… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Mass killer Dylann Roof’s sister charged…

On a day when tens of thousands of students across the county walked out of classes to protest gun violence, the sister of notorious mass killer Dylann Roof was arrested in South Carolina after allegedly carrying a knife and pepper… Read full article at The Washington Post

Peaceful demonstrations held at Menifee high,…

Hundreds of students at Paloma Valley and Heritage high schools left their classrooms at 10 a.m. Wednesday to participate in a nationwide demonstration against gun violence, a school district official said. Students gathered in a designated area on campus and… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

students hold signs saying "Love Your Kids Not Your Guns", "Arms are for Hugging", and "Enough is Enough #neveragain"

In planned protests, students walk out…

All across the nation, students stood up and made their voices heard by walking out of class for 17 minutes today, one minute for each of the victims of the Parkland school shooting in Florida. Rain and overcast skies didn’t… Read full article at The Valley News

Inland schools stage student walkouts to…

Thousands of high school and middle school students throughout the Inland Empire walked out of class Wednesday, March 14, to mark the one-month anniversary of the Florida school massacre and urge the nation’s leaders to take steps to prevent more… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta woman arrested in connection with…

A 19-year-old Murrieta woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a threat of violence toward a school last week that caused 198 students to either leave classes early or choose not attend, police said. “With the (Feb. 14) school shooting… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

young man sits with hand on top of his head

He was an athlete and a…

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Kevin Salamone’s eyes were locked on a soccer ball, floating tantalizingly through the air, so he never saw the elbow coming. He jumped for a header just as a defender's arm crashed down on his skull,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Local students organized to demonstrate for…

COACHELLA VALLEY, Calif. - High school and middle school students in the Coachella Valley were expected to take part in demonstrations Wednesday on and off campus, to honor the 17 students and staff killed in the Feb. 14 mass shooting… Read full article at KESQ News

students gathered together

Coachella Valley high school students walk…

Amid a call to action in the wake of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, students across the Coachella Valley walked out of class Wednesday as part of a nationwide youth movement to start conversations about gun violence on… Read full article at The Desert Sun