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Video: Doe Library’s Centennial Celebration

March 21st, 2012 marked the 100th birthday of the establishment of Doe Library at UC Berkeley. It is one of the oldest libraries on the West Coast. Students and faculty members including Chancellor Robert Birgeneau showed up to celebrate. Various performances from different groups took place as well as distribution
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Doe Library celebrates 100th birthday

Now, the library plans for an increasingly digital future while maintaining its print roots

When the Charles Franklin Doe Memorial Library was dedicated on March 21, 1912, architect John Galen Howard envisioned it would be the heart of the then-45-year-old UC Berkeley campus as it continued to grow and expand. On Wednesday, the campus held a celebration of the library’s 100th birthday, complete with
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Eighteen Occupy Cal protesters detained Friday morning

At around 5:30 a.m. Friday, UCPD officers detained 18 Occupy Cal protesters at their encampment outside of Doe Library, campus officials said. The protesters have not yet decided upon a future course of action in the aftermath of the detainments. Seven student and 11 nonstudent protesters were told that “camping
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Occupy Cal has moved their encampment to Doe Library. Compared to previous encampments, there is almost no police presence.

New Occupy Cal encampment sees little UCPD presence

In a shift from the massive police presence at the first Occupy Cal encampment in November, UCPD has not confronted the camp established last Thursday, aside from announcing general dispersal orders nightly. The Occupy Cal camp, which moved from the steps of Sproul Hall to those of Doe Memorial Library
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