TUCSON -- Students plan to show their disgust over planned budget cuts released last week by the state legislature.

The cuts amount to $243 million and would immediately be taken away from the state's three universities.

The protests will be at each university campus from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday.

UA students plan to gather in front of the Memorial Student Union to protest cuts that would amount to $103 million.

Protest organizers want students to wear black to signify the death of higher education in Arizona.

Information from: Tucson Citizen

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