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BREAKING: ~100 people have occupied the lobby of UC headquarters in Oakland
by occupy everything!!
Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 3:02 PM
In protest of fee hikes and police violence on November 20th at UC Berkeley during the Wheeler Hall occupation, around 100 people have occupied the lobby of UC headquarters in downtown Oakland. Riot cops are inside the building with protesters but things are calm so far.

Photos below. Updates to be posted as events unfold...



According to the UC website:

The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations and supporting the academic and research missions across its campuses, labs and medical centers.

University of California — 1111 Franklin St., Oakland, CA 94607

http://www.ucop.edu/


More on occupations and protests statewide...
§Occupation of UC Headquarters in Oakland
by via e-mail Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 3:05 PM
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Occupation of UC Headquarters in Oakland

§Occupation of UC headquarters
by via e-mail Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 3:06 PM
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Occupation of UC headquarters

§Occupation of UC headquarters
by via e-mail Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 3:07 PM
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Occupation of UC headquarters

§"it's NOT an occupation"
by RT Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 5:35 PM
IMPORTANT: Students clarify it's NOT an occupation. 150 students flood UCOP to demand Yudof speak to students. Request Denied.
§Crowd growing, riot police in
by RT Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 5:41 PM
Crowd growing, riot police in
§It has thinned out a bit.
by RT @Alonis Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 5:44 PM
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It has thinned out a bit. OPD has actually been leaving. http://twitpic.com/qp9l2
§approx 5pm
by RT @Alonis Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 5:46 PM

Oakland: Everyone is gathered... waiting.
§Protest Ends
by RT Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 6:07 PM
The protest inside of UCOP is reportedly over.
§UPDATE
by SC Alert! Monday Nov 23rd, 2009 6:19 PM
Students walked out of UCOP building after talking to some top level administrators. No arrests.