UC Berkeley sees rise in hate crimes in 2010

Amid racially charged protests Tuesday, UCPD sent out its annual campus safety report — which shows more than three times as many hate crimes occurring in the campus community in 2010 than in the previous year. According to the report, UCPD received intelligence of 22 hate crimes in 2010 versus
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Hundreds gather in Sproul Plaza in protest of UC Berkeley bake sale

Hundreds of students and community members convened on Upper Sproul Plaza Tuesday to protest the controversial “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” hosted by the Berkeley College Republicans, peaking in a demonstration that saw hundreds of protesters lie on their backs in front of Sproul Hall. The bake sale, which was first
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Neither arrestee was a campus student

Two men were arrested on felony charges during a protest at Tolman Hall Thursday night and several people were injured following a sporadically violent, daylong demonstration against proposed student fee increases. The men, Drew Phillips, 25, and Richard Clemons, 30, were arrested on Thursday night. Neither are UC Berkeley students.
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UC Berkeley’s Day of Action in social media

A recap of the day with tweets, videos and articles from activists and reporters

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Police use pepper spray on protesters at UC Berkeley

Police used pepper spray against protesters at Thursday’s protest outside of Tolman Hall. UCPD Lt. Marc DeCoulode said during the course of an entrance attempt at the hall, a number of protesters tried to pin officers, and one protester grabbed a magazine clip off of an officer’s gun belt, leading
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Day of Action demonstrators discuss demands for protest

UC Berkeley students, rally organizers and community members discussed demands Tuesday evening at an open forum in preparation for Thursday’s Day of Action for Public Education in protest of a plan that could increase student fees. Rally co-sponsors Public Education Coalition and United Auto Workers Local 2865 union have included
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