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PHOTOS: Occupy movement attempts to shut down Port of Oakland

Xpress Staff December 12, 2011

Supporters of the Occupy movement gathered at the West Oakland BART station at 5 a.m. today as part of a coordinated effort to shut down all major ports along the West Coast, from the Port of Alaska to...

Occupy movement set to shut down Port of Oakland

Krissa Stanton December 12, 2011

Occupy demonstrators are attempting to shut down every major port along the West Coast this morning, including the Port of Oakland. Protesters are hoping to make a statement and cause a significant profit...

Responding to the Occupy movement: A cop's side of the story

Lisa Carmack December 10, 2011

Every day, Sheriff's Deputy Timothy Vales wakes up and puts on his uniform. Though his son left May 1st to serve in the United States Army, Vales stops briefly in his son's room every day to tell him...

Occupy movement must organize, offer practical solutions to be successful

Occupy movement must organize, offer practical solutions to be successful

Xpress Staff October 18, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last month, there has been no way to ignore the movement known as #OccupySF. The protests have created a lot of buzz and received mass media attention...

Occupy SF movement comes to SF State, students begin to organize

Occupy SF movement comes to SF State, students begin to organize

Sandra Lopez October 13, 2011

The Occupy SF movement has officially reached SF State, as students held their first general assembly meeting in front of the Ethnic Studies building today at noon. The protest was termed Occupy SFSU,...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Occupiers retake Justin Herman Plaza overnight to mark Occupy Wall Street's first anniversary

Xpress Staff September 18, 2012

Protesters descended on the Wells Fargo at 464 Montgomery St. yesterday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street with marches, music and street painting. Protesters ripped up symbols...

Day of Action has stretched to week of action with backing of Occupy

Michelle Olson February 28, 2012

Once a fitting title for a day-long demonstration, this year's Day of Action for Education in California has expanded into a week-long affair. This is a result of networking, promoting and organizing...

Occupy SFSU discusses Day of Action plans at General Assembly

Juan De Anda February 3, 2012

Occupy SFSU had its first General Assembly Meeting of the new year Feb. 2, in front of the library. The only large items the group approved were the creation of a work committee to plan SF State’s actions...

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street West takes to the streets of the Financial District

Krissa Stanton January 22, 2012

Protesters took part in demonstrations against large banks and corporations Friday in several parts of San Francisco and around the Bay Area. The goal of the planned demonstration, billed as the Occupy...

VIDEO: Occupy SFSU camp keeps stocked pantry

KC Crowell December 11, 2011

Bags of rice, sacks of beans and cans of tomatoes. While this may sound like the contents of anyone’s pantry, these are only some of the groceries in the well-stocked kitchen tent at Occupy SFSU. Protesters...

Occupy SFSU still undecided on camping over winter break

Krissa Stanton December 9, 2011

Occupy SFSUcontinues to camp out at the Malcolm X Plaza in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. They are hoping to bring awareness to the ongoing issues within the University such as budget cuts...

Occupy SFSU plans to camp out through end of fall semester

Sandra Lopez December 2, 2011

After successfully setting up an overnight encampment, Occupy SFSU held its first general assembly late last night at SF State. The general assembly voted through majority rule on encampment rules,...

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