Occupy Cal: preoccupied with nonsense

Satire/Given Insight

The day started out just as any other day — breakfast, a quick glance at my readings and one final scan of my organizer — but the choppers I could hear thudding overhead told me this day would be anything but normal. Sure enough, on that Wednesday morning of Nov. 9, I received an urgent message from fellow columnist Casey Given imploring me to meet him on Sproul Plaza right away.

A crowd for the Open University Day of Action was gathering and there was no time to waste — our endeavor to uncover the truth about the real motives of Occupy Cal could not wait. So, with our journalistic hopes high and our wits somewhere in tow, we set off into the crowd in search of answers.