UC Berkeley students occupy People’s Park, protest campus housing plans

Photo of People's Park protest
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In order to prevent Capital Strategies from taking further soil samples of People's Park, campus students are adequately balancing schoolwork with activism by alternating shifts protesting at the park while still adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

UC Berkeley students have been occupying People’s Park since Monday in hopes of pressuring the campus to stop its plans to build housing on the park.
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Photo of someone holding a "Save People's Park" sign

Protestors tear down fences in People’s Park

UC Berkeley students and community members alike gathered in People’s Park on Friday to protest campus plans to build housing in the area, culminating in crowds of people tearing down fences and placing them on the steps of Sproul Hall.
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