It rained on our parade

Man Under Bridge

In a world without Robert Reich, where would we be? For starters, probably not out on Sproul that cold November night. Reich’s speech was critical in bringing thousands of students to the Occupy Cal protest last semester and was definitely an important moment for the movement to refund the UC.
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A man holds an Occupy Cal sign in front of the capitol building in Sacramento.

Live Blog: Students rally in Sacramento, occupy Capitol building

Following protests of varying sizes nationwide on March 1, over 10,000 students are expected to rally and march at the Capitol today in Sacramento in support of public higher education. Additionally, students plan to engage in over 100 lobbying visits as part of the UC Student Association’s annual Student Lobby Conference
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Students plan to rally, lobby in Sacramento

Thousands of students from around the state are expected to converge in Sacramento on Monday to demonstrate in support of higher education. The planned protest follows a national day of action Thursday that saw protests of varied sizes at schools across the country. UC Berkeley’s protest was small, but a
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Protesters gathered on Sproul for a noon rally, despite occasionally heavy rain. Jan Flatley-Feldman/Staff

March 1 Day of Action yields low turnout

UC Berkeley students and other community members took part in a national Day of Action Thursday that garnered significantly less participation than the large-scale Occupy Cal protests of last November. The day’s protest in support of public education began with small campus demonstrations and culminated in a march through Oakland.
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Berkeley High School students hold rally in support of Day of Action

Hundreds of Berkeley High School students skipped their last class Thursday, instead deciding to hold their own rally in support of the March 1 Day of Action just hours before local teachers gathered at the same spot. Before joining the Berkeley Federation of Teachers demonstration at 4:30 p.m., high school
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