Probe – People’s Park

When a couple of hundred activists and friends in Berkeley turned an empty mud pit into a park in 1969, everyone was in high spirits. A month later, the national guard had taken over the city of Berkeley. This is that story. Produced by Tanya Chawla and reported by Jacob
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Illustration of two groups of people, one in black-and-white, tearing down fences in People's Park, representing protests past and present

A park by and for the people

CITY AFFAIRS: Fifty years after protest against developing People’s Park first erupted, campus should halt housing plans

While the importance of supportive housing in Berkeley cannot be discounted, People’s Park has never been a place for campus to do its bidding.
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Illustration of UCSC and UC Berkeley grad students

COLA is a necessity for GSIs

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS: Graduate student instructors deserve to be paid enough to live where they go to school

In order to support graduate students in the long term, the UC system must make a dedicated effort toward upholding academic progress by giving GSIs COLA.
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