Police place barriers around the entrances of the Albany farm encampment Wednesday morning.

Police block entrances to Albany farm encampment

ALBANY, Calif. — UCPD blocked off vehicle access to the encampment on UC-owned land in Albany known as the Gill Tract early Wednesday morning, causing protesters to fear their camp would be raided. The west entrance to the land on Jackson Street was blockaded with a concrete barrier in front of a fence
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Occupy Farm

Protesters postpone decision on future of encampment until Monday

After the campus issued a Saturday deadline for occupiers of UC-owned property in Albany to decide whether to stay or leave, protesters responded they would need until Monday to make their decision. The deadline was issued in a Friday letter authored by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and
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Former campus administrator involved in scandal fired

UC Berkeley terminated the employment today of the former campus administrator who used her position to increase the salary of an employee with whom she had a sexual relationship. Diane Leite had been assistant vice chancellor for Research Enterprise Services but was demoted Feb. 17 for violating the university’s policy
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Occupy Cal and community members continue planting and tending to the farm they started on UC property.

Albany encampment could be forced out by lack of resources

ALBANY, Calif. — Though UCPD had not yet interfered with the encampment on UC-owned farmland in Albany as of Tuesday evening, the protesters may be forced away from their occupation by dwindling resources. While some of the occupiers — who broke into the property, farmed it and established a camp
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Occupy Cal to meet with UC Berkeley administration

Keeping with UC Berkeley campus policy, UCPD cleared the Occupy Cal encampment on Upper Sproul Plaza early Thursday morning, removing all tents and making two arrests. The decision to clear the encampment was made late Wednesday night between campus officials and the UCPD, said campus spokesperson Dan Mogulof. Mogulof said
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Dan Mogulof and police officers stand at the entrance to the Haas School of Business.

Student shot by UCPD Tuesday dies in hospital

Nine others in computer lab at time of shooting

A man who was shot by UCPD after brandishing a gun Tuesday afternoon at the Haas School of Business has since died. The suspect, who was identified as Christopher Nathen Elliot Travis, 32, was an undergraduate transfer student at the school in his first semester, said UC Berkeley spokesperson Dan Mogulof.
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State to consider bond funding for Campbell Hall reconstruction

A public works board meeting Thursday will determine the fate of the majority of the funding for the demolition and reconstruction of UC Berkeley’s Campbell Hall. The State Public Works Board will vote on whether to authorize the sale of $65.2 million in state bonds for the building, which will
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A committee recently approved project elements to the Memorial Stadium construction.

Committee approves project elements to stadium construction

The Committee on Grounds and Buildings approved project elements to the construction of the California Memorial Stadium, including the implementation of occasional Friday night games — which is already drawing concern from community groups — at the UC Board of Regents meeting Tuesday. The committee agreed to accept a Subsequent
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