On February 26th, a group of people rioted on the streets of Berkeley. The Daily Californian described it in the following manner: "A crowd of more than 200 people swarmed the streets of Southside early Friday morning in a riot involving seven law enforcement agencies, runaway dumpsters, flaming trash cans, shattered windows and violent clashes between riots and police."
I am very sympathetic to students who are experiencing unprecedented tuition increases, but I also realize that people who are experiencing far more difficult challenges have not resorted to rioting. There is a video of this riot on YouTube. I was struck by a particular scene that starts at 1:25 of this video. It is a stark juxtaposition that really caught my attention: