UC Davis police chief placed on administrative leave

UC Davis Chief of Police Annette Spicuzza was placed on administrative leave Sunday as a review of police use of pepper spray against student protesters Friday is conducted, the campus announced Monday. The announcement followed UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi’s request Sunday that the Yolo County District Attorney’s office and
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UC Academic Council sends statement to Yudof

On Sunday, leaders of the UC Academic Senate sent a letter to UC President Mark Yudof supporting free speech for students on UC campuses and expressing outrage at police use of force during protests at UC Berkeley and UC Davis over the past few weeks. Alisha Azevedo is the lead
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General Assembly plans events in solidarity with UC Davis

Nineteen members of the Occupy Cal movement attended the general assembly Sunday night to finalize details for a campuswide sleep-out and plans for a solidarity movement with UC Davis. The sleep-out — planned for Monday night on Sproul Plaza — is intended to continue the momentum of the Occupy movement
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Yudof, student regents address police response to protests

Two days after controversy erupted over police action at UC Davis, UC President Mark Yudof issued a statement saying he will implement “a system wide response” to address police responses to peaceful protests on UC  campuses. As part of this response, Yudof will convene all 10 campus chancellors for “full
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UC Berkeley demonstrators occupy San Francisco bank

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of protesters, including students from UC Berkeley, occupied a Bank of America branch in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon during an Occupy San Francisco march. Of the 95 demonstrators cited for trespassing at the bank, around five were UC Berkeley students. The UC Berkeley demonstrators were
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ASUC to discuss bill in support of protests against potential tuition hikes

Bill presented after UC student regents present on university's budget crisis

 Shortly after the UC student regents presented on the financial crisis facing the university, a bill supporting rallies protesting potential tuition hikes was proposed to the ASUC . SB 118 — also called the “Bill in Support of the November Days of Action” — supports a walkout and noontime rally
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Onstead nabs 200th victory in 3-2 overtime thriller

Through the first 69 minutes of the Cal field hockey team’s match against UC Davis, it looked like Bears coach Shellie Onstead would have to wait another week to get her 200th win. Down 2-0 late in Sunday’s match, it wasn’t until the last minute of play before the No.
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Sophomore defender Allie Swartz has started all of Cal’s 13 games this season.

Bears host final homestand of season

Coach Shellie Onstead currently sits at 198 career wins, all of which have been earned at the helm of the Cal field hockey team.  By the end of this weekend, she could post number 200.  First, however, the No. 12 Bears will have to fend off UC Davis on Friday
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