Nine arrested following police raid on Occupy the Farm

ALBANY, Calif. — UCPD arrested nine protesters as they retook control of UC-owned land in Albany Monday morning. Officers from UC Berkeley and seven other UC campuses issued a dispersal order to Occupy the Farm protesters — most of whom were outside the east gate to the land near the
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Protesters refuse campus’s final offer for discussion, move camp off-site

Although protesters occupying UC-owned land in Albany took down their camping structures Saturday, they declined the final offer from UC Berkeley administrators to completely cede control of the land and enter negotiations. On Friday, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance John Wilton
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Campus gives protesters final deadline to dismantle encampment

UC Berkeley administrators set a Saturday deadline for protesters occupying UC-owned land in Albany to disband the camp and enter into discussions with the campus about continuing urban farming there. In a statement issued Friday, Executive Vice President and Provost George Breslauer and Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance John
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Protesters postpone decision on future of encampment until Monday

After the campus issued a Saturday deadline for occupiers of UC-owned property in Albany to decide whether to stay or leave, protesters responded they would need until Monday to make their decision. The deadline was issued in a Friday letter authored by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and
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Gill Tract occupation impedes agricultural research

Spring is a busy time for a maize geneticist. Experiments have to be planned, students have to be recruited and thousand of seeds have to be carefully organized and packaged for planting. It is important to get everything just right, because we only get one opportunity to do large-scale field
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Faculty members, researchers disagree on Albany encampment

ALBANY, Calif. — Although several UC Berkeley faculty members have expressed support for the encampment on UC-owned land in Albany, researchers who use the land said they are not able to start work due to the occupation. In an open letter to the Albany community, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
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Albany encampment disputes claims of poor sanitation

ALBANY, Calif. — Since protesters first took over UC-owned land in Albany Sunday afternoon, they have made the space their own, setting up a composting toilet, a kitchen that serves food donated by local community members, chickens in portable coops and a beehive. While campus administration has expressed concern about
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