On March 20th, supporters of the proposed Millionaires Tax Plan gathered in Downtown Oakland to show support for the plan. Watch a video of the protest. Lead Protest Producer Jeff Capps filmed and Multimedia Editor Cecilia Wong edited this video.
Ian Larson and girlfriend, Melanie Mccorkle, were two of the victims of the 2227 Dwight Way apartment fire. They talked with us about their experiences during their discovery of the fire, the thoughts that ran through their minds and the childhood memorabilia that they rescued. They then shared with us
Watch a video compilation of pictures and video of Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau throughout the years as Chancellor of UC Berkeley. Birgeneau announced his upcoming resignation this week. Read the full article here. Anya Schultz compiled this video.
On Tuesday, March 13, Chancellor Birgeneau of UC Berkeley sent a campus-wide email announcing his resignation will take place December 31st, 2012. Watch a video of student reactions to this news as well as hopes for future chancellors. Read the full story here. Michelle Cho produced this video.
On Monday, March 13, the UC Berkeley Afghan Student Association held a Vigil on Sproul in commemoration of the early Sunday morning shootings by a U.S. soldier in Kandahar, Afghanistan that resulted in the death of 16 Afghans. Read the full story here. Tianzong Jiang produced this video.
Protestors gathered on campus in front of California Hall on March 12 to protest. The protestors were asking Birgeneau to pressure the district attorney to drop the charges for those who were arrested on November 9th. Gina Palefsky produced this video.
Sunday, March 11th marked the third annual ‘Jog for Jill’ event in which participants joined in order to show their support in the fight against lung cancer. Jill Costello, a former coxswain on the Cal women’s crew, died from lung cancer two years ago. Jill’s Legacy and the Bonnie J.
Welcome to the eighth week of our ‘Weekly Recap’ series. This week: -March 5th: On Monday, Occupy Cal and other Occupy movements rallied together at the state capital building. Afterwards, protestors occupied the capital building. At 5pm, police issued dispersal orders instructing protestors to leave. Seventy-two protestors refused and were
Residents living in a 6 unit apartment near Dwight and Ellsworth on Berkeley’s southside were awakened around 4am by a fire that later consumed the building. Cal football player Mychal Kendricks talks about waking up to thumping above him instead of fire alarms.
In the early morning hours of Thursday, a fire broke out in the apartment building at 2227 Dwight Way. Firefighters attempted to battle the blaze from inside, but were forced to abandon interior firefighting due to the amount of fire. The flames were knocked back, and firefighters engaged in active