How will winter break affect Occupy Cal?

By 9:30 PM, around 100 protesters gathered on the steps of Sproul Hall to listen to music and prepare for the Mass Sleep-Out.
Taryn Erhardt/Senior Staff
By 9:30 PM, around 100 protesters gathered on the steps of Sproul Hall to listen to music and prepare for the Mass Sleep-Out.

As Occupy Cal finishes its third week and the end of the fall semester approaches, public participation is waning. The general assembly still meets regularly to discuss upcoming action days and proposals, but participation has been low in the last week, according to Berkeley resident Nick Porter, who was one
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Teach-outs to be held on Sproul Plaza this week

The Open University at Occupy Cal will hold teach-outs from 12-2 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday on Sproul Plaza to address how education should be accessible to all, according to a Facebook event. According to the event, Matt Williams, a UC Berkeley senior and candidate for ASUC president with the
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Occupy Cal returns for the spring semester

Occupy Cal is back. On Tuesday evening, demonstrators held a general assembly meeting on the steps of Sproul Hall to discuss how to rally support for the movement, which garnered national attention during the fall semester. About 20 participants attended the meeting, which lasted almost two hours and revolved around planning Occupy
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Protests rooted in imagery and opportunity

While many of the Occupy protests have focused on fighting the negative effects of socioeconomic inequality, to define the Occupy movement in a sentence, or an article, would be contradictory to its purpose. What the movement has been is a movement of real images, images that captured raw emotion of
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Due to rain, Occupy Cal held their general assembly meeting inside the ASUC Senate Chambers on Friday night. They discussed upcoming plans for the week.

Occupy Cal general assembly votes to set up encampment Tuesday

Occupy Cal protesters continued organizing their movement Friday, voting at a general assembly to not establish an encampment on Sproul Plaza until the evening of Nov. 15. Dubbed “Open University” by a consensus vote of the general assembly, Tuesday’s protest will also mark a statewide strike in which protesters and
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