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The Berkeley Wire: 11.21.11

Op-ed: Cal’s Robert Hass on the “poet-bashing police” [New York Times] Gap between rich and poor in area is widest in Berkeley [New York Times] A professor’s personal journey to Occupy Cal [Oakland Local] Berkeley pureplay Berkeleyside scratches a niche [NetNewsCheck] ASUC organizes donation drive for Haste fire victims [ASUC] Berkeley in top 10 most […]

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Poet writes about Occupy Cal, protesters plan next steps

Robert Hass: the Cal professor joined Occupy Cal protesters on campus recently and was beaten by police. Photo: Copyright 2005 Margaretta K. Mitchell Robert Hass, professor of poetry and poetics at UC Berkeley, attended Occupy Cal this month and wrote about his experience in an op-ed piece for the New York Times on Sunday titled “Poet-Bashing […]