UC Berkeley students march with Occupy Oakland demonstrators

When one UC Berkeley graduate student in the anthropology department heard from fellow students marching with Occupy Oakland that police were using tear gas against protesters Tuesday night, he headed down into the fray. Marching down Broadway, the protesters faced off with police as they reached 14th Street, the entrance
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Occupy Berkeley protesters urge city not to take police action

Fearing that their protest could suffer the same fate as Oakland’s, where clashes with police have resulted in the use of tear gas, Occupy Berkeley supporters urged the city not to take police action at the Berkeley City Council meeting Tuesday night. The four protesters who spoke during public comment
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Occupy Berkeley protest smaller than Occupy Oakland

Although it drew hundreds to its rally and march Saturday, the Occupy Berkeley protest remains smaller than neighboring Occupy Oakland. The protest, made up of a motley collection of a few tables and signs in the small courtyard outside the Bank of America on Shattuck Avenue, is in the second
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