As a former Cal Aggie, and damn proud of it, I call upon you to resign your Chair in the wake of your unconscionable support of the pepper spraying of non-violent students:
The actions of the Campus Police are shocking, disgusting, unlawful and are reminiscent of the tactics used in the South to break up lawful and peaceful Civil Rights demonstrations:
These students could have been simply carried to the wagons. With your implied support for such unlawful and excessive tactics, you have paved the way for the Police to escalate their assaults until someone, namely a student is shot and killed. You know, like what happened at Kent State? You remember Kent State?