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VIDEO, PHOTOS: OccupySF continues stakeout of Justin Herman Plaza

VIDEO, PHOTOS: OccupySF continues stakeout of Justin Herman Plaza

Xpress Staff
October 26, 2011
Filed under News

A crowd of as many as 1,000 people gathered at Justin Herman Plaza to join the Occupy SF movement as well as to defend the camp that was allegedly set to be raided by San Francisco Police Department. Upon hearing of the possible raid, San Francisco mayoral candidates John Avalos, Jeff Adachi, David...

PHOTOS: OccupySF protesters block entrance of Wells Fargo headquarters

PHOTOS: OccupySF protesters block entrance of Wells Fargo headquarters

Xpress Staff
October 16, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

At least ten protesters were arrested today during OccupySF's latest demonstration against corporate greed, according to police. Protesters gathered to block the entrance to the Wells Fargo headquarters at 400 Montgomery St., keeping the bank closed for several hours. An estimated 200 protesters showed...

Students rally against consolidation of CCSF diversity departments

Students rally against consolidation of CCSF diversity departments

Ellie Loarca
November 15, 2012
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City College of San Francisco held a rally today to protest the consolidation of their diversity departments that would eliminate classes, jobs and opportunities. The Occupy SFSU's Ad Hoc Solidarity Committee joined the rally to support the students at CCSF and conserve a wide variety of diversit...

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

Occupy SFSU camp shut down after overnight dispersal warning

Krissa Stanton
December 21, 2011
Filed under News

The Occupy SFSU encampment has been cleared from Malcolm X Plaza after an immediate dispersal order was given by the university early this morning. The order came from the University at 12:15 a.m. stating that the students were to leave the plaza immediately. If students did not leave they would be subject to a “Dispersal Order and Enfor...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Twenty-four hours with Occupy SFSU

Hang Cheng
December 8, 2011
Filed under News

After the Dec. 1 rally and march at SF State against the nine percent tuition increase and budget cut on the CSU and UC systems, the Occupy SFSU protestors set up an encampment at Malcolm X Plaza, in front of the Cesar Chavez Student center. Most of the Occupy SFSU participants are SF State students, and have been camping for a ...

EXTENDED VIDEO: Robert A. Corrigan addresses Occupy

EXTENDED VIDEO: Robert A. Corrigan addresses Occupy

Gil Riego Jr.
December 2, 2011
Filed under News

SF State president Robert A. Corrigan had an open forum with the Occupy SFSU group the afternoon of Dec. 1 where he addressed their and his own concerns about the current financial crisis that is facing the country and the schools. Footage by Brittney Barsotti   Related Articles: VIDEO, PDF: Occupy ...

Tensions rise in Occupy Oakland, Occupy SF protests

Tensions rise in Occupy Oakland, Occupy SF protests

Sara Donchey
October 31, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Bright flashes of light, ear-piercing explosions and rising smoke might be considered ordinary in the middle of a war zone, but these were the sights and sounds in downtown Oakland during last Tuesday's Occupy Oakland demonstration. The violent clash between protesters and the Oakland Police Department Tuesday sent shockwaves through the Bay ...

PHOTOS: Occupy Oakland protesters prevented from joining demonstrators in San Francisco

PHOTOS: Occupy Oakland protesters prevented from joining demonstrators in San Francisco

Ruby Perez
October 27, 2011
Filed under News

A peaceful gathering at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza grew tense when protestors participating in the Occupy Oakland demonstration were denied entrance to the 12th St. City Center BART station, resulting in two arrests. The Occupy Oakland protesters were urged by members of neighboring OccupySF to join the...

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
Filed under Opinion

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 since the Occupy Wall Street movement started in New York City's Financial District Sept. 17, then spread like wildfire th...

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Occupy SFSU protesters camping in front of student center dispersed by police

Sandra Lopez
October 16, 2011
Filed under News

A group of students gathered on the quad this morning with the purpose of camping out over the weekend as part of the Occupy SFSU demonstrations that began yesterday. International relations student of SF State, Luke Barnesmoore, pitched a tent outside the Cesar Chavez Student Center and invited othe...

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
Filed under News

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, a spin-off of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and began with proposing an agenda and formulating p...

Occupy SF protests still a strong presence in city

Sandra Lopez
October 9, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

At 101 Market St. in front of the Federal Reserve, people have been persuading onlookers to join them in defending the 99 percent, referring to the idea that 1 percent of the population controls the world's wealth. Masked protesters carried signs that read, “We got sold out, the banks got a bailout...

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