First, to do no harm: The cruelty of the Second Street and Marina Boulevard evictions

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Beverly Pan/Staff

On Memorial Day on Marina Boulevard, the sun rose over a field of dry grass and fell on a row of RVs and campers in which people had been living for up to a year. Now they were scurrying about in a panic, some angry, some despairing, some resigned, because Berkeley police had arrived in two squad cars and announced that everyone had to leave or they would be ticketed and their vehicles towed. I heard people say: “Where can we go?”
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Signs around campus promote the first Occupy Cal event after winter break.

Occupy Cal to hold demonstration in Anthropology Library

Occupy Cal protesters plan to hold a “study-in” encampment in the UC Berkeley anthropology library Thursday to protest recent cuts to library hours and unfilled staff positions. The protesters plan to use the George and Mary Foster Anthropology Library in Kroeber Hall as a study-in space for two hours in
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