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Posted inCity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Berkeley students march to push for police reforms

About 150 students from UC Berkeley, Berkeley City College and Berkeley High, along with a few community members, marched from the university to the city council meeting Tuesday night to insist that “Black Lives Matter.” Read complete Berkeley protests coverage on Berkeleyside. The march was timed to put pressure on the city council to consider a […]

Posted inCommunity

Black Lives Matter protest by hundreds of Berkeley High students ‘shows how it’s done’

Until yesterday, UC Berkeley junior Franchesca Cavagnaro had never been to a protest. While walking on the Cal campus Wednesday afternoon, she came across a crowd, many hundreds-strong, of demonstrators gathered on the steps of Sproul Hall. She liked what she saw and knew she wanted to be part of it. She joined the group as they marched to the Campanile. […]