UC Berkeley administration’s Occupy Cal emails released

The Daily Californian has obtained almost 140 emails sent between UC Berkeley administrators detailing how they reacted to the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest. The emails, received by the Daily Cal from the campus’ Public Records Office at noon Wednesday, paint in broad strokes how campus officials responded to the
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WarnMe emergency alerts will become opt-out

A UC Berkeley notification service created four years ago that electronically alerts the campus community to emergencies will automatically  link to CalMail beginning Friday. The WarnMe emergency alert service was an opt-in system when it was introduced in 2008, but now everyone with access to CalMail will be enrolled unless
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New Occupy Cal encampment sees little UCPD presence

In a shift from the massive police presence at the first Occupy Cal encampment in November, UCPD has not confronted the camp established last Thursday, aside from announcing general dispersal orders nightly. The Occupy Cal camp, which moved from the steps of Sproul Hall to those of Doe Memorial Library
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Occupy Cal encampment continues despite warnings

Despite repeated warnings about violating campus policy, Occupy Cal protesters continued their encampment outside Sproul Hall with nine tents Monday evening. As of about 5:30 p.m. Monday, around 25 students remained on the Sproul steps in continuation of a protest that began Feb. 9 — three months after the Nov.
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Contention resurfaces with People’s Park maintenance project

A barrage of criticism was flung at UC Berkeley in late December, but, unlike that of past months, the controversy was not about Occupy Cal demonstrations or tuition hikes. This time, the complaints came from a far more familiar source. After the campus began a maintenance project at People’s Park
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Alerts were not received by some after shooting

At 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, the UC Berkeley WarnMe emergency alert service was put into action for the first time this year to inform community members — some as far away as New York — of a shooting at the campus Haas School of Business. The Office of Public Affairs sent
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