Protesters gather in Kroeber's anthropology library to protest the cuts made to the library's operating hours.

Administration agrees to restore anthropology library hours

The occupation of UC Berkeley’s anthropology library ended Saturday evening when campus administrators agreed to meet the demands of protesters and restore the library’s hours, marking the second time the campus has restored the library’s hours in response to a student occupation. The demonstration began as a “study-in” Thursday evening in
Read More…

Anthropology library study-in demonstration continues

In an extension of  a “study-in” demonstration that began Thursday, protesters in UC Berkeley’s anthropology library voted Friday to continue their occupation of the space despite warnings from campus administration that individuals could not be present in the library after hours without faculty supervision. The demonstrators — who are protesting against
Read More…

Two arrested, plastic pellets fired during Thursday Riverside protests

Police officers arrested two protesters and struck several others with plastic pellets during a demonstration Thursday surrounding the UC Board of Regents meeting at UC Riverside. The two individuals arrested — identified as Kenneth Ehrlich, 39, and Humberto Rivera, 25 — were booked on suspicion of felony assault on a
Read More…

Man allegedly brandishes knife south of campus

Police are looking for a man they allege brandished a knife at a victim Thursday south of the UC Berkeley campus. According to a UCPD crime alert, at about 7:49 p.m. the man brandished the knife at a victim not affiliated with the campus at 2345 Channing Way, near the
Read More…

Small earthquake centered in UC Berkeley campus Friday

Berkeley was hit by a small earthquake Friday afternoon, with an epicenter near Sather Tower on the UC Berkeley campus, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey. The 1.2 magnitude earthquake hit at 4:49 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The coordinates provided by the agency put
Read More…

Schedule-building program to launch in fall

Beginning next fall, UC Berkeley students will be able to schedule their courses using a new campus technology program currently in its beta version that is based off of the popular Ninja Courses website. The ScheduleBuilder beta website — which was unveiled late last semester — allows users to create
Read More…

Protesters gather in Kroeber's anthropology library to protest the cuts made to the library's operating hours.

Protesters occupy campus library

Update, Friday 12:25 p.m.  — About a dozen demonstrators remained in the UC Berkeley anthropology library Friday morning after holding an overnight study-in as part of a day of protests Thursday to coincide with the UC Board of Regents meeting and oppose cuts to library hours. The study-in — which
Read More…