Complete coverage of Occupy Cal

This page will aggregate The Daily Californian’s coverage of the Occupy Cal protests at UC Berkeley. Two years after student protests swept through California, the Occupy movement has come full circle. Campus protesters have held two Days of Action — on Nov. 9 and Nov. 15 — and set up encampments outside
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Live Blog: Updates from the Nov. 9 Day of Action, Occupy Cal

Occupy Cal organizers plan for Thursday gatherings

Wednesday marks another day of action at UC Berkeley. Among the plans are teach-outs beginning at 8 a.m. and a noon rally on Sproul Plaza. Also a possibility is the establishment of an encampment under the moniker “Occupy Cal” — but the campus administration has forcefully stated that such an
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Occupy Cal plans encampment despite Chancellor’s warning

In direct violation of campus policy, protesters plan to set up encampments as part of Wednesday’s Day of Action. Demonstrators will take part in Occupy Cal, a central component of the larger November Days of Action protest, when they establish an encampment on campus, according to Shane Boyle, campus head
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State to consider bond funding for Campbell Hall reconstruction

A public works board meeting Thursday will determine the fate of the majority of the funding for the demolition and reconstruction of UC Berkeley’s Campbell Hall. The State Public Works Board will vote on whether to authorize the sale of $65.2 million in state bonds for the building, which will
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Occupy Berkeley plans to shut down Chase Bank Saturday

Occupy Berkeley announced this week that it will attempt to shut down the downtown branch of Chase Bank on Saturday by staging a peaceful demonstration in front of the building. Starting at 10 a.m., the group plans to block the bank’s door and ATMs as well as bar patrons from entering the
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UCPD officers respond to arson at Haas Pavilion

A paper towel dispenser was set on fire in a bathroom at Haas Pavilion Sunday night, causing little damage. At about 11:35 p.m., UCPD officers responded to a fire alarm activation at Haas Pavilion, and upon arrival at the scene, they discovered that the fire sprinkler system in the men’s
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UC reaches tentative agreement with employee union

The University of California announced Tuesday that it has reached a tentative five-year deal with the Coalition of University Employees — an independent, member-run labor union representing clerical employees — on wages, benefits and working conditions. The tentative agreement would affect more than 12,500 clerical employees — most commonly administrative
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UC to request $2.8 billion in state funding for 2012-13

In an era of dwindling state support for the University of California, UC President Mark Yudof announced a proposal to request $2.8 billion from the state to fund the university for the 2012-13 fiscal year at a news media briefing at the UC Office of the President in Downtown Oakland
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State legislators pledge support for protest at UC Berkeley

Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and state Senator Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, lauded student efforts to fight budget cuts and expressed a clear willingness to support the student movement at a forum Monday night. Speaking to an audience of about 35 students, Skinner and Hancock recalled how past protests impacted them. They
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