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At least seven protesters arrested at Occupy Cal

Today’s protest has resulted in at least seven arrests, all of which are people affiliated with UC Berkeley and at least one of whom is a campus faculty member. According to UCPD Lt. Alex Yao, one of the protesters was arrested near Kroeber Hall earlier this morning and six were
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Police attempt to break through a line of students on Nov. 9 during the Occupy Cal protests.

Occupy Cal protests sees melee between police and protesters

Chaos ensued after protesters agreed in a general assembly vote to establish an encampment outside of Sproul Hall, which led to police officers beating students and at least six arrests. When students set up camping tents on the lawn outside Sproul Hall, they linked arms around the encampment in an
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General Assembly establishes encampment on Sproul steps

After marching back from covering the Bank of America on Telegraph Avenue with caution tape, protesters held a general assembly that started at about 1:30 p.m. Upon arriving on the steps in front of Sproul Hall, protesters voted to establish an encampment on the UC Berkeley campus. #occupycal: Read complete
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Over a thousand protesters gather on Upper Sproul Plaza for Occupy Cal Day of Action Wednesday.

Over a thousand participate in Occupy Cal protest

The campuswide day of action in support of affordable higher education and the Occupy movement has grown throughout the day to over a thousand students at its peak in the early afternoon, from teach-outs in the morning to a noontime rally that was attended by about 1,000 people. The protest
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Police attempt to break through a line of students on Nov. 9 during the Occupy Cal protests.

Storify: Updates, tweets and photos from Occupy Cal

Wednesday marks another day of action at UC Berkeley. Two years after student protests swept through California, the Occupy movement has come full circle. Campus protesters plan on setting up an encampment, though the campus administration has said it will not be tolerated. This page will aggregate tweets and photos from
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The Berkeley City Council discussed options for new council chambers at its meeting Tuesday night.

Berkeley council members discuss move out of Old City Hall

Berkeley City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to direct city staff to prepare a report weighing various options and possible sites for the relocation of the council chambers once the building is vacated due to poor seismic safety. The council asked that city staff bring the report before the
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Complete coverage of Occupy Cal

This page will aggregate The Daily Californian’s coverage of the Occupy Cal protests at UC Berkeley. Two years after student protests swept through California, the Occupy movement has come full circle. Campus protesters have held two Days of Action — on Nov. 9 and Nov. 15 — and set up encampments outside
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A crowd of protesters fill Sproul Plaza at around 10:30 PM.

Live Blog: Updates from the Nov. 9 Day of Action, Occupy Cal

Occupy Cal organizers plan for Thursday gatherings

Wednesday marks another day of action at UC Berkeley. Among the plans are teach-outs beginning at 8 a.m. and a noon rally on Sproul Plaza. Also a possibility is the establishment of an encampment under the moniker “Occupy Cal” — but the campus administration has forcefully stated that such an
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Occupy Cal plans encampment despite Chancellor’s warning

In direct violation of campus policy, protesters plan to set up encampments as part of Wednesday’s Day of Action. Demonstrators will take part in Occupy Cal, a central component of the larger November Days of Action protest, when they establish an encampment on campus, according to Shane Boyle, campus head
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