Outdoor dance parties have often been a way for radical activists to draw attention on campus recently, and sometimes a staging ground for actions as well. Last night, an activist dance party at UC Santa Cruz ended in a clash with police.

Details are still a bit fuzzy, but Occupy CA reports that three arrests were made, including one for the scary-sounding “attempted lynching” — which in this context apparently just means trying to spring someone from police custody.

More when I get it.