UC Berkeley students occupy People’s Park, protest campus housing plans

Photo of People's Park protest
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In order to prevent Capital Strategies from taking further soil samples of People's Park, campus students are adequately balancing schoolwork with activism by alternating shifts protesting at the park while still adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

UC Berkeley students have been occupying People’s Park since Monday in hopes of pressuring the campus to stop its plans to build housing on the park.
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Four people plant trees at People's Park

We must protect People’s Park’s plant life

On Dec. 28, UC Berkeley cut down dozens of trees in People’s Park. The long-deferred maintenance was initiated to the disappointment of many community members. In People’s Park’s 50th year, we need to speak up to university and city officials and our neighbors to make sure this community landmark is
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