Authorities early Thursday morning cleared an encampment set up by Occupy protesters on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.Police in riot gear conducted a raid on the encampment around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, removing about 20 tents and arresting two protesters. Television footage showed a bulldozer moving into the area after the raid. Read More
Wish you could be a part of the Occupy Wall Street protests in San Francisco, but not be part of the arrests, rallies or overnight camping?
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Several hundred Occupy SF protesters are marching through downtown San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon to protest cuts to public education.
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The march, however, became disruptive after protesters stormed a Bank of America branch and refused to leave, leading to the arrest of demonstrators. Read More
An undergraduate student shot by campus police after brandishing a loaded gun at the University of California, Berkeley died at a hospital hours after the confrontation, a university spokesman said Wednesday. Read More
Anti-Wall Street activists began rebuilding their tent encampment on the steps of the University of California, Berkeley student plaza and cheered wildly when former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich implored them to take a moral stand against the very rich owning so much of America's wealth. Read More
A man armed with a gun was shot by police Tuesday afternoon at the UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, the university's police chief said. The shooting happened around 2:20 p.m. in a third-floor computer lab after officers responded to a report of a man with a weapon. Read More
A man has been has been shot by an officer at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, university police confirm.
Police also say it is an isolated incident and students are not in danger.
UC Berkeley spokesperson Dan Mogulof confirmed that a shooting had taken place in the Haas School of Business on the Cal campus Tuesday afternoon. Reports say the shooting happened inside the third-floor computer lab.
Students and faculty were evacuated from the building. Read More
Anti-Wall Street activists converged Tuesday on the University of California, Berkeley for a day of protests and another attempt to establish an Occupy Cal camp after a failed effort last week led to dozens of arrests.ReFund California, a coalition of student groups and university employee unions, called for a campus strike, and protesters planned a rally and march to protest banks and budget cuts to higher education. Read More
Citing threats of violence, the University of California regents have postponed a meeting set for Wednesday and Thursday at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus.Students and employees had planned to rally Wednesday morning against tuition hikes and budget cuts. Read More
University of California at Berkeley police on Thursday defended their actions during demonstrations on campus the day before when the newly formed Occupy Cal movement drew thousands of people and resulted in dozens of arrests.The protest became violent Wednesday night when police arrived to dissemble the makeshift encampment. Read More