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Views from the Chancellor’s

ReclaimUC took some excellent photos at yesterday evening’s protest in front of Chancellor Robert Birgeneau’s official residence. As the ReclaimUC blog notes, every East Bay police organization seems to have been mobilized: Berkeley PD, UCPD, Oakland PD and the Alameda County Sheriffs. No resolution has been reached in the stand-off between the protesters and the […]

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Hunger strike update

As anyone who lives near the Cal campus can testify, the helicopters have been hovering overhead for most of today. We reported first thing this morning on the police dispersing the students who were on a hunger strike, protesting Arizona’s immigration law. Following that, other protesters blockaded California Hall. By 5 p.m., all the doors […]