Students among those arrested at Oakland demonstration

Several UC Berkeley students were among the estimated more than 400 individuals arrested at the tumultuous Occupy Oakland “Move-in Day” protest on Saturday. The protest — originally planned as a march to turn a vacant building into a new social and political meeting center for the Occupy Oakland movement — Read More…

Police Review Board meeting will not discuss Occupy Cal

Despite the controversy surrounding the use of police force at the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest, the chair of the Police Review Board said not to expect any discussion of the demonstration during the board’s public meeting Thursday. The aim of the annual meeting — set to take place in Read More…

Occupy Cal representatives meet with UC Berkeley administration

Two representatives from the Occupy Cal general assembly, along with campus Graduate Assembly President Bahar Navab, met with a senior campus administrator Friday afternoon to discuss the demands and decisions of the movement. Initiated by Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion Gibor Basri through Navab, the meeting was met with Read More…

A crowd of protesters fill Sproul Plaza at around 10:30 PM.

Occupy Cal protest sees large crowds, violence

In a day marked by large crowds and violence between protesters and police, UC Berkeley students and community members established an Occupy Cal encampment on Sproul Plaza, despite it going directly against campus policy. The encampment, approved in a nearly unanimous general assembly vote by the protest’s participants, was formed Read More…