BAMN files $15 million amended complaint for Nov. 9 protest

Members of BAMN announced Wednesday that they will seek $15 million in a lawsuit filed against UC Berkeley administrators and police for the use of force on demonstrators during the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest. In a press conference on Sproul Plaza Wednesday, organizers said they filed an amended complaint
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Teach-outs to be held on Sproul Plaza this week

The Open University at Occupy Cal will hold teach-outs from 12-2 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday on Sproul Plaza to address how education should be accessible to all, according to a Facebook event. According to the event, Matt Williams, a UC Berkeley senior and candidate for ASUC president with the
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Two-party system challenged in race for ASUC president

The race for ASUC president is composed of a broad field of candidates this year, as several of the students running seek to challenge the traditional rivalry between the Student Action and CalSERVE parties. Over the past 16 years, only Student Action and CalSERVE candidates have been elected to the president’s
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Defend Affirmative Action Party announces ASUC executive candidates

The Defend Affirmative Action Party has announced its executive candidates for the 2012 ASUC general election. The party is running on a five-point platform, promising to work toward a reversal of fee hikes, double underrepresented minority student enrollment, campaign for the passage of a federal DREAM Act, stop British Petroleum-funded
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