September 23, 2011, 11:51 am
Dressed as their favorite books, protesters march before occupying Tolman Hall.
“Protest season began with a bang at UC Berkeley as hundreds of chanting, fist-pumping students angry about tuition hikes charged into Tolman Hall during a raucous protest and building occupation Thursday,” reports Nanette Asimov for the San Francisco Chronicle.
The Wall Street occupiers end their first week with a vow to remain over the long term, disrupted an art auction in support of locked-out Sotheby’s workers, and were featured in a Stephen Colbert segment Thursday night. Stanley Aronowitz will speak to the protesters Friday at 5p.m. (EST). Previous speakers have included Michael Moore and Roseanne Barr.
Book Bloc March Sparks Occupation
Last night’s occupation developed spontaneously out of a march led …