Direct Action Everywhere dyes fountain ‘blood’ red to protest UC Berkeley’s meat suppliers

Photo of UC Berkeley fountain dyed
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In an attempt to call upon UC Berkeley to stop purchasing from meat sellers who allegedly raise animals on factory farms, Direct Action Everywhere, an animal rights activist group, dyed a fountain on Sproul Plaza red.

Animal rights activists representing the group Direct Action Everywhere, or DxE, dyed a fountain on Sproul Plaza red Monday and called on UC Berkeley to commit to stop purchasing from meat suppliers that allegedly raise animals on factory farms.
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UC-AFT, UCOP contract negotiations move toward potential impasse

The University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, and the UC Office of the President, or UCOP, made little progress on lecturer contract negotiations this week as they approach a potential impasse, according to Kendra Levine, UC-AFT Unit 17 chair and research librarian.
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