Protestors tear down fences in People’s Park

Photo of someone holding a "Save People's Park" sign
Josh Kahen/Senior Staff
On Friday, UC Berkeley and local community members protested campus’s plans to build housing in People’s Park. The protest was in response to UC Berkeley’s decision to fence off sections of the park to conduct soil testing as part of the construction process.

UC Berkeley students and community members alike gathered in People’s Park on Friday to protest campus plans to build housing in the area, culminating in crowds of people tearing down fences and placing them on the steps of Sproul Hall.
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