Amid threats of violence, UC Regents cancel meeting

The UC Board of Regents announced Monday morning its decision to reschedule and possibly relocate the upcoming Board of Regents meeting. In a press release, the UC Office of the President stated that the decision to postpone the meeting — originally scheduled for this Wednesday and Thursday — was made
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Robert Reich’s lecture to become part of UC Berkeley strike

UC Berkeley public policy professor and former U. S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich will now hold his Mario Savio Memorial lecture in conjunction with Tuesday’s Open University Strike and Day of Action at 8 p.m. Occupy Cal protesters reached out to Reich and the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture and
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UC Board of Regents cancels upcoming meeting

The UC Board of Regents has decided to cancel its meeting this week over fears for public safety, according to an announcement from the UC Office of the President. The announcement, made by board Chair Sherry Lansing, board Vice Chair Bruce Varner and UC President Mark Yudof, was made Monday
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City Council puts cellphone ordinance on hold

Despite public support for an ordinance that would warn of possible radiation from cellphones, Berkeley City Council members continue to wait for the resolution of similar legislation in San Francisco. “My impression is that sometime in the next two or three months, there’s going to be an item on the
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Occupy Oakland to march to support UC Berkeley general strike

Looking to support Occupy Cal and its “fight against police brutality,” Occupy Oakland is planning to march to UC Berkeley to join the campus general strike Tuesday. “We must recognize that the very same OPD officers and Sheriffs who attacked us here were sent only a few days later to
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Use of police force draws fierce condemnation

For UC Berkeley graduate student Alex Barnard, the most disempowering moment of Wednesday night was not when he was repeatedly hit with a police baton, cracking one of his ribs. Instead, the most disturbing moment of his experience came afterward, when he says an officer told him he had “no
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