BART unveils new community-based policing structure

Under fire after an audit report questioned its use of force and organization, the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department unveiled plans Tuesday for a zoning structure that aims to reduce crime. BART’s new Zone Geographical Policing Structure is the department’s most recent answer to recommendations made by the 2011
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Members of Occupy Cal have moved their tents to the steps of Doe Library.

Occupy Cal protesters move to Doe Library steps

Occupy Cal protesters moved their tents from the steps outside of Sproul Hall to the steps of Doe Memorial Library Tuesday morning, continuing an encampment that began Thursday. Protesters decided shortly before midnight Monday to temporarily move to the steps in front of UC Berkeley’s largest library in an effort
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Protesters to hold rally to raise awareness about prison systems

A rally will be held on UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza on Friday to raise awareness about the American prison system. The 1 p.m. rally will feature speakers who “represent the demographics of the people incarcerated, to reflect the inherent racism of the system,” according to the Facebook page for the
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As deadline approaches, ASUC Auxiliary’s future remains unclear

With a little over two months until an April 30 deadline to submit recommendations for restructuring the ASUC’s administrative branch, a transition team charged with the task is still collecting information, leaving many in the dark about what will happen to the ASUC Auxiliary in the future. The Transition Planning
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Man assaulted in People’s Park Thursday

A frequent visitor of People’s Park was a victim of an assault in the park Thursday afternoon, according to police. At around 3:35 p.m., the victim — a 53-year-old male who is not affiliated with UC Berkeley — was punched before leaving the park at the corner of Bowditch and
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A coalition organized by BAMN protested a hearing about Proposition 209 in San Francisco.

Students stand in solidarity against Proposition 209

SAN FRANCISCO — Middle school, high school and college students — including some from UC Berkeley — united in protest Monday as the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed a lawsuit against Proposition 209. Dozens of students bearing signs in front of the courthouse voiced their opposition to the
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