On Wednesday, dozens of UC Santa Barbara graduate students held a “sick-out” in solidarity with striking graduate students at UC Santa Cruz, who are currently demanding a cost-of-living adjustment to accommodate for high rental prices.
UCSB graduate students are informally calling for a similar cost-of-living adjustment — photos of the demonstration taken by Nexus photographers can be viewed below:
Siavash Ghadiri is a senior biopsychology student at UCSB, and the current Photo Editor of The Daily Nexus.
His love for the art began with enrollment in a 35mm darkroom photography class at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. His experience crosses many niches, including street photography, landscape photography, portrait photography, music photography, and photojournalism.
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