Protesters held teach-ins and spoke in groups on Sproul Plaza on Thursday morning.

Occupy Cal protesters plan outreach for Tuesday strike

Around 100 Occupy Cal protesters met on the steps of Sproul Hall Thursday morning to debrief Wednesday’s Day of Action and make plans to spread the word about next Tuesday’s strike. At around 10:45 a.m., speakers came together for a “mic check” to share their experiences from throughout the day
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Protesters held teach-ins and spoke in groups on Sproul Plaza on Thursday morning.

Occupy Cal: Updates and photos from Day 2

On Wednesday, a planned Day of Action merged with Occupy Cal, leading to a protest in which over 1,000 demonstrators filled Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. Over the course of the day, police used batons to break threw throngs of people, more than 30 people were arrested and
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Protesters filled Sproul Plaza Wednesday afternoon for the Nov. 9 Day of Action.

Drawing on Occupy movement, protesters turn out en masse

Large turnout at Wednesday’s Day of Action showed signs that UC Berkeley’s signature student protest movement, widely perceived to have been losing its muster in recent years, may have found strength in the nationwide Occupy movement. After more than two years of protests that decreased in size, Wednesday’s demonstration saw
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Day of Action sweeps across California

Along with the Nov. 9 Day of Action on the UC Berkeley campus, 10 other demonstrations took place Wednesday at college campuses throughout the state. The statewide protests were intended to mark the beginning of a week of protests leading up to the meetings of the CSU Board of Trustees
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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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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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