Berkeley community observes Japanese American Day of Remembrance

Photo of entrance to exhibition "Uprooted" at The Bancroft Library Gallery
Charlene Wang/Staff
The city of Berkeley as well as UC Berkeley took steps to observe the Japanese American Day of Remembrance, with Bancroft Library hosting am exhibit until June 30 documenting the incarceration of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II.

Members of the Berkeley community gathered in remembrance of the forced detainment of Americans of Japanese descent in internment camps during WWII.
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A year in review

January: Anthropology Library Occupation After a group of demonstrators occupied the campus anthropology library, the campus administration agreed to restore its previously curtailed hours. February 18: Death of Peter Cukor Controversy arose after a Berkeley resident was killed while police were monitoring an Occupy protest nearby. February: Occupy Emails Administrators’
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All shout for California

Year after year, semester after semester, UC Berkeley students join together with their fellow Californians to challenge budget cuts and tuition increases and all of the factors they see as an erosion of public higher education in the state. On Thursday, they are again expected to converge on campus. But
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Encampment remains, despite campus policy

Despite an announcement from Chancellor Robert Birgeneau last week that encampments would not be allowed on the UC Berkeley campus, protesters remained with tents on the steps of Sproul Hall Tuesday night and Wednesday. Although police officers — who also remained in Sproul Plaza overnight and throughout the day —
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Reich draws thousands to Sproul Plaza

Thousands of people flocked to Sproul Plaza Tuesday evening in anticipation of the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture by Robert Reich, a UC Berkeley public policy professor and former U.S. Secretary of Labor. Some settled onto couches set up earlier in the day on the grass by the Sproul steps, while
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