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UCB Wheeler Occupation UPDATES
Police keep attacking to get in, but the doors are holding strong. Outside a solidarity demonstrator was arrested.
Cops sprayed pepper spray through doors earlier and injured an occupier with a baton.
If you can get to UCB now, please come and show support!
more updates as they come in...
get your butt down here
Pickets around Wheeler Hall
Cops charge picket
Front of Wheeler Hall
Rain rain go away, we're taking back our school today
Students in front of Doe Library
1:45pm - Wheeler still occupied
Just announced new occupation at UC Davis
Blockades staying strong
Recent reports of cop violence west side
Cops sent someone to hospital with disfigured thumb about 130pm
Crowd as strong as ever ringing Wheeler
Crowd as strong as ever ringing Wheeler chanting and in good spirits
Students coming out within the hour
Students coming out within the hour only being ticketed
Students will be released into crowd
Students will be released into crowd. If u know anyone arrested earlier in the day tell them
At UCB, Coming out now
Students coming out
Second batch out
At UC Berkeley Third group released
At UCB Third group released
Only a few left
Only a few left
More out. One group to go...
Every last person out of Wheeler Hall
Every last person out of Wheeler Hall now. Large meeting on next steps soon after students d [msg ends.]
11/20 9:30pm: A student takeover is underway at the library at CSUF. About 100 students and supporters are occupying the second floor of the Madden Library.
11/20 8:14pm: Occupiers are out, giving speech.
11/20 7:41pm: Protesters are slowly being released from Wheeler Hall; large crowd still gathered at the scene.
11/20 7:21pm: From Fresno: Over 100 students and supporters occupy the closed library at CSU Fresno.
11/20 6:50pm: Peter Glazer, poli sci professor, was part of negotiations and reports that police will bring protesters out without handcuffs and only misdemeanor charges.
11/20 5:01pm: SWAT team is attempting to enter the blockade in Wheeler Hall.
11/20 4:56pm: Reports indicate police have started using rubber bullets.
11/20 1:45pm: At least 40 students have occupied Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus and have requested supporters to come to the hall. UC Police have surrounded the building as a "crime scene".