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Posted inCommunity

Photo Gallery: Two nights of protests, riots in Berkeley

Berkeleyside is continuing its coverage of the protests and riots that took place in Berkeley this past weekend. Read our minute-by minute reporting of Saturday’s protests, and Sunday’s protests, which includes photos and videos. Watch videos on our YouTube channel. Catch up with our live coverage on Twitter. Look out for more reporting in the hours […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Schools

Poet writes about Occupy Cal, protesters plan next steps

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 Police”. He decided to go on campus with his wife, Brenda Hillman, after hearing about police beating protesters with truncheons in order gain […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Berkeley joins 900 cities to condemn corporate greed

By Judith Scherr Update, 10.16.11: A video of the October 15th Occupy march in Berkeley has been added at the foot of this story. It was created by Digital Asphalt/East Bay Media Center/Paul Kealoha Blake. ……………………………………. Some 300 people marched, biked and rolled their wheelchairs through downtown Berkeley Saturday, adding their voices to the Occupy Movement […]