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As many as 5,000 students from around the state gather at the Capitol to protest the rising cost of higher education in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, March 5, 2012. College students, teachers and supporters from around the state converged on the Capitol demanding state lawmakers to restore funding for higher education. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Dozens arrested in Calif. education cuts protest

January 1, 1970

Dozens of protesters angry over fee hikes and budget cuts at California's public universities were arrested on Mar. 5 during a boisterous but peaceful demonstration inside the state Capitol building.