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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Occupy Cal representatives meet with UC Berkeley administration

Two representatives from the Occupy Cal general assembly, along with campus Graduate Assembly President Bahar Navab, met with a senior campus administrator Friday afternoon to discuss the demands and decisions of the movement. Initiated by Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion Gibor Basri through Navab, the meeting was met with
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Occupy Cal to meet with UC Berkeley administration

Keeping with UC Berkeley campus policy, UCPD cleared the Occupy Cal encampment on Upper Sproul Plaza early Thursday morning, removing all tents and making two arrests. The decision to clear the encampment was made late Wednesday night between campus officials and the UCPD, said campus spokesperson Dan Mogulof. Mogulof said
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Stanford, Cal students join in solidarity before big game

Usually, the Big Game sparks cross-bay pranking and inflames the intense rivalry between the two premier West Coast universities. But this year, students from UC Berkeley and Stanford are burying the axe in light of the Occupy Cal movement, which has overtaken Sproul Plaza and relegated traditional Big Game week
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UC Berkeley student housing leaves students cramped

When freshman Myles Blackwell arrived at Davidson Hall in Unit 2 on move-in day this semester, he did not expect his housing to be a large study lounge converted into a cramped bedroom for four students. “When we got here, the lounge was set up as a room with four
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UC Berkeley class requirement blocks students’ schedules

Beginning in fall 2012, UC Berkeley students must fulfill the Reading and Composition requirement at the end of their sophomore year or face blocks on their registration. The policy change is intended to limit R&C classes to underclassmen. Currently, there are 1,800 students in the College of Letters and Science
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New proposals aim to save campus more than $2 million

Three project proposals — one of which involves hiring an outside consulting firm — were approved by Operational Excellence leadership Monday. The proposals, which include creating a council to oversee campus advising, hiring a team to plan for new technology and forming a center to help staff navigate online systems,
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Police force Occupy Cal to clear out

Demonstrators packed up tents and disbanded the Occupy Cal encampment early Thursday morning after police officers forced the encampment’s clearing, resulting in two arrests. At approximately 3:30 a.m., around 50 police officers in riot gear arrived in Sproul Plaza and told demonstrators to begin packing up the tents which were
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