University of California, Merced, freshman Mitzy Perez, 19, holds a sign reading "We are done being your profit," as she protests with fellow students on Scholars Lane on the university's campus in Merced, Calif., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The students feel there is a lack of Latino representation on campus and are calling for more Chicano Studies courses taught by Chicano professors. Over 45 percent of the university's enrolled students are Latino.
University of California, Merced, freshman Mitzy Perez, 19, holds a sign reading "We are done being your profit," as she protests with fellow students on Scholars Lane on the university's campus in Merced, Calif., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The students feel there is a lack of Latino representation on campus and are calling for more Chicano Studies courses taught by Chicano professors. Over 45 percent of the university's enrolled students are Latino. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
University of California, Merced, freshman Mitzy Perez, 19, holds a sign reading "We are done being your profit," as she protests with fellow students on Scholars Lane on the university's campus in Merced, Calif., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The students feel there is a lack of Latino representation on campus and are calling for more Chicano Studies courses taught by Chicano professors. Over 45 percent of the university's enrolled students are Latino. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

UC Merced students ask for more Chicano Studies professors

May 05, 2015 06:04 PM