UC President Napolitano apologizes for 'crap' comment

UC President Janet Napolitano tells UC Regents Chairman Bruce Varner "we don't have to listen to this crap" during a student protest at a UC regents meeting on March 18, 2015.

UC President Janet Napolitano is apologizing for a comment she made during a protest at Wednesday's UC regents meeting.

It's hard to hear, so ABC7 News has subtitled the video where Napolitano turned to UC regents chairman Bruce Varner and had the following exchange:

"Let's just break. What? Let's go. What? Let's go. We don't have to listen to this crap," said Napolitano.

It was caught on a video stream posted on the Regents' website. Napolitano says her word choice was "unfortunate" and it was meant to be private.

Students were protesting planned tuition increases and jobs connected to a future campus in Richmond. Some even stripped down to their underwear to show their losing their shirts paying for tuition.
PHOTO: Student protesters escorted out of the UC regents meeting.

Some student protesters stripped down to their underwear as part of their protest at the UC Regents meeting in San Francisco on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (KGO-TV)



The board wraps up its three day meeting Thursday.

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