Occupy Cal plans encampment despite Chancellor’s warning

In direct violation of campus policy, protesters plan to set up encampments as part of Wednesday’s Day of Action. Demonstrators will take part in Occupy Cal, a central component of the larger November Days of Action protest, when they establish an encampment on campus, according to Shane Boyle, campus head
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UCPD officers respond to arson at Haas Pavilion

A paper towel dispenser was set on fire in a bathroom at Haas Pavilion Sunday night, causing little damage. At about 11:35 p.m., UCPD officers responded to a fire alarm activation at Haas Pavilion, and upon arrival at the scene, they discovered that the fire sprinkler system in the men’s
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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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UC Berkeley would depend on city to respond to ‘Big One’

If an earthquake of 6.7 magnitude or greater occurred on the Hayward fault line, which runs through UC Berkeley and Berkeley, power would be lost, water and sewage pipes would break, freeways would be disrupted and there would likely be landslides. The campus would enter a state of emergency and
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Woman robbed of purse at gunpoint on Southside

Police responded to an armed robbery directly south of the UC Berkeley campus on Sunday morning. At about 8:30 a.m., a woman was walking on the 2300 block of Channing Way, near Dana Street, when a man passed her on the sidewalk, turned around and pointed a gun at her,
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UCPD report shows increase in liquor-, drug-related incidents in 2010

UC Berkeley experienced a spike in the number of liquor- and drug-related incidents resulting in police action in 2010 compared to 2009, according to UCPD’s annual campus safety report. The campus, campus-owned buildings and the surrounding public area — marked by Virginia Avenue to the north, Dwight Way to the
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