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 […]
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Berkeley High School Principal Pasquale Scuderi says supervising BHS students during the lunch hour and after school has become more challenging for the school with the growth of the Occupy Berkeley tent-city in Civic Center Park. In a letter to the BHS community sent out by email Wednesday, Scuderi noted that the burgeoning camp has […]
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 […]
The police may have forcibly evicted slumberers and their tents set up Wednesday night by Occupy Cal protesters on campus, but never let it be said that Berkeley students aren’t creative. Replacing the tents we have — fittingly enough for a storied institution of learning — books, or rather books made to look like tents. […]
For the past 10 weeks, a group of demonstrators has gathered regularly on Solano Avenue holding aloft banners that read “Tax the Rich.” The group is not part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, but shares many of its views about inequality.
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 […]