The Urban Legend

Mario Savio: Student revolutionary turned Urban math teacher

Mario Savio: Student revolutionary turned Urban math teacher

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

December 2, 1964. Mario Savio, a young man the newspapers describe as “slender, 6-foot-1, sloping at the shoulders, clad usually in baggy slacks and a heavy jacket,” stands in front of a throng of UC Berkeley students, delivering what would become one of the most famous speeches of the sixties. He...

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