‘Going to escalate’: Graduate student workers protest employment policies

Photo of a UAW protest
Lisi Ludwig/Senior Staff
UAW is currently bargaining for four potential contracts with the university, which are meant to address paid family leave, rent burden, incidents with abusers and increased fees for international students.

Hundreds of graduate student workers, represented by the union United Auto Workers, or UAW, protested UC employment policies on the UC Berkeley campus Tuesday. 
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How to heal if your candidate lost in the ASUC election

It’s finally over, Bears. ASUC election season concluded last Friday with the tabulations ceremony on Lower Sproul. For some, it was a night of celebration and joy, and for others, it was disappointing. If you’re in the latter camp, we at the Clog would like to extend our sympathies —
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Administration agrees to restore anthropology library hours

The occupation of UC Berkeley’s anthropology library ended Saturday evening when campus administrators agreed to meet the demands of protesters and restore the library’s hours, marking the second time the campus has restored the library’s hours in response to a student occupation. The demonstration began as a “study-in” Thursday evening in
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Protesters occupy campus library

Update, Friday 12:25 p.m.  — About a dozen demonstrators remained in the UC Berkeley anthropology library Friday morning after holding an overnight study-in as part of a day of protests Thursday to coincide with the UC Board of Regents meeting and oppose cuts to library hours. The study-in — which
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On protracted movement

How striking may hurt us and what we can do to change

Strikes hurt the university and our fellow students greater than they do the UC Board of Regents. This is especially so because many of the strikes in recent years have not been endorsed by the UC campuses and resulted in quite little change: The tuition increased anyway. What we really
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The blame game

HIGHER EDUCATION: With the midyear cuts to the UC guaranteed to occur, we continue to see our public leaders pointing fingers.

What we long knew to be inevitable has now been confirmed. In an interview with The Daily Californian’s Senior Editorial Board Friday, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said that Gov. Jerry Brown personally “assured” him that the UC will be hit with up to $100 million in midyear cuts, guaranteeing
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Day of Action ends in violence, two arrests

Calm protest punctuated by violent episodes

Tensions between police officers and demonstrators fluctuated throughout the course of a campus protest Thursday, culminating in a violent scuffle when one man was carried from Tolman Hall by his arms and legs. At about 9 p.m., after over seven hours of protest inside the building, protesters were chanting in
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