Cooperation at the Gill Tract

CAMPUS ISSUES: In determining the direction of UC-owned land in Albany, protesters who occupied it should collaborate with the campus.

The original Occupy movement reimagined how people engaged with a space that represented an elite group that became a symbol of capitalism gone wrong. However, Occupy the Farm — a grassroots movement that began in April to protest development around UC-owned land in Albany — lacks the same ideological strength.
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Campus dean outlines plans to develop Gill Tract

UC Berkeley leadership has transferred administrative authority to develop UC-owned research land in Albany to the campus College of Natural Resources, the college’s dean announced at an Albany City Council meeting Sept. 18. By gaining the authority to oversee the agricultural support services and growing grounds on the Gill Tract
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