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Ben Shapiro speech: Barricades up as UC Berkeley braces for unrest - The Mercury News;

Ben Shapiro speech: Barricades up as UC Berkeley braces for unrest - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsBen Shapiro speech: Barricades up as UC Berkeley braces for unrestThe Mercury NewsCampus and city officials have spent weeks preparing for the arrival of the conservative podcast host. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) · Click to email this to a friend ...and more »

Berkeley boosts security ahead of Ben Shapiro speech - WCYB;

Berkeley boosts security ahead of Ben Shapiro speech - WCYB

WCYBBerkeley boosts security ahead of Ben Shapiro speechWCYBA protester is carried into a building by police officers during a protest on the UC Berkeley campus on Feb. 1, 2017. A speech by controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos was cancelled after protesters and police engaged in violent skirmishes ...and more »

Berkeley Faculty Members Sound Off On Proposed Boycott - CALIFORNIA

Berkeley Faculty Members Sound Off On Proposed BoycottCALIFORNIAOn Wednesday afternoon a letter was emailed to all UC Berkeley faculty, encouraging them to boycott all classes and campus activities from September 24th to the 27th—the dates in which Milo Yiannopoulos, Ann Coulter, and Stephen K. Bannon have been ...and more »

Unprecedented measures at Berkeley for conservative writer's speech - Los Angeles Times;

Unprecedented measures at Berkeley for conservative writer's speech - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesUnprecedented measures at Berkeley for conservative writer's speechLos Angeles TimesA fight breaks out during Berkeley protests several weeks ago. The city and university have planned a large police presence and other security measures for a conservative writer's talk this week. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times). By Javier Panzar ...and more »

Alan Dershowitz: Berkeley must defend Ben Shapiro's right to speak - Fox News;

Alan Dershowitz: Berkeley must defend Ben Shapiro's right to speak - Fox News

Fox NewsAlan Dershowitz: Berkeley must defend Ben Shapiro's right to speakFox NewsI vividly recall the famous "free speech" movement at Berkeley several decades ago. The hard left demanded the right to express radical, often obnoxious, views on campus. Some on the hard right sought to ban these hard left expressions. Free speech ...and more »

Sheriff David Clarke, how right you are: Berkeley thugs need a whoopin' - Washington Times;

Sheriff David Clarke, how right you are: Berkeley thugs need a whoopin' - Washington Times

Washington TimesSheriff David Clarke, how right you are: Berkeley thugs need a whoopin'Washington TimesFILE - In this Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 file photo protesters clash with police, in Portland, Ore. Trump supporters and left-wing protesters have taken to the streets repeatedly in recent months in supposed free-speech demonstrations accompanied by ...and more »

Berkeley amps up security ahead of speech from conservative - KBZK Bozeman News

Berkeley amps up security ahead of speech from conservativeKBZK Bozeman News(CNN) -- The University of Berkeley faces a critical test on Thursday: Can the school prevent violence from breaking out ahead of or during a speech by conservative radio host Ben Shapiro? The school has taken extensive security measures, including ...and more »

Berkeley Fears Speech By Ben 'Godzilla' Shapiro - Forward;

Berkeley Fears Speech By Ben 'Godzilla' Shapiro - Forward

ForwardBerkeley Fears Speech By Ben 'Godzilla' ShapiroForwardBen Shapiro is coming to U.C. Berkeley soon, and many on the left-wing campus are not pleased with the conservative pundit's scheduled appearance - with protests slated and counseling services being offered to those who might be irritated by his ...and more »

UC Berkeley boosts security amid fears of political violence - ABC News

UC Berkeley boosts security amid fears of political violenceABC NewsThe University of California, Berkeley, has ramped up security ahead of an appearance Thursday night by a conservative commentator, the latest polarizing figure to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus. Authorities plan to seal off ...and more »

Berkeley Squares Up for Key Test Ahead of 'Free Speech' (Read: White Supremacist) Week - The Root;

Berkeley Squares Up for Key Test Ahead of 'Free Speech' (Read: White Supremacist) Week - The Root

The RootBerkeley Squares Up for Key Test Ahead of 'Free Speech' (Read: White Supremacist) WeekThe RootAntifa and counter demonstrators gather at the “No to Marxism” rally in Berkeley, California on August 27, 2017. (Photo credit should read AMY OSBORNE/AFP/Getty Images). The University of California Berkeley faces a key test tonight as it hosts Ben ...and more »

Sheriff Clarke: Protestors at Ben Shapiro's Berkeley Speech 'Need Their Ass Kicked' - Mediaite;

Sheriff Clarke: Protestors at Ben Shapiro's Berkeley Speech 'Need Their Ass Kicked' - Mediaite

MediaiteSheriff Clarke: Protestors at Ben Shapiro's Berkeley Speech 'Need Their Ass Kicked'MediaiteSheriff David Clarke joined Fox & Friends on Thursday, where he said all bets are off if people at UC Berkeley resort to violence again in order to shut down conservative guests. After the show discussed Jemele Hill's current controversy, they moved on ...and more »

Berkeley Increases Security Ahead of Conservative Speaker - U.S. News & World Report;

Berkeley Increases Security Ahead of Conservative Speaker - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportBerkeley Increases Security Ahead of Conservative SpeakerU.S. News & World ReportFollowing previous protests over invited speakers, the university is increasing police presence for Ben Shapiro's appearance. By Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer |Sept. 14, 2017, at 8:43 a.m.. Berkeley Increases Security Ahead of Conservative Speaker ...and more »

Ben Shapiro at UC Berkeley: What you need to know - The Mercury News;

Ben Shapiro at UC Berkeley: What you need to know - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsBen Shapiro at UC Berkeley: What you need to knowThe Mercury NewsBarricades begin to appear around the UC Berkeley campus on Thursday morning as university officials and police prepare for an appearance by conservative commentator Ben Shapiro. (Emily DeRuy/Bay Area News Group). Expand. By Emily DeRuy ...and more »

UC Berkeley is sending mixed messages about freedom of speech - Los Angeles Times;

UC Berkeley is sending mixed messages about freedom of speech - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesUC Berkeley is sending mixed messages about freedom of speechLos Angeles TimesLast month, UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ issued a powerful statement reminding the university community that the 1st Amendment protects “even speech that most of us would find hateful, abhorrent and odious” and that “public expression of many ...and more »

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ: 'Free speech has itself become controversial' - Los Angeles Times;

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ: 'Free speech has itself become controversial' - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesUC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ: 'Free speech has itself become controversial'Los Angeles TimesUC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ, the first woman to lead the nation's top public research university, has declared "Free Speech Year" on campus. (David Butow / For The Times). By Teresa WatanabeContact Reporter · UC Berkeley · Milo Yiannopoulos ...and more »

Berkeley Profs Take Stand-Against Free Speech - HiTechFacts;

Berkeley Profs Take Stand-Against Free Speech - HiTechFacts

HiTechFactsBerkeley Profs Take Stand-Against Free SpeechHiTechFactsAccording to reports, administrators will close buildings nearby, hours before the Harvard law graduate and political commentator takes the stage for his sold-out session, in order to establish a secure perimeter around the Zellerbach Hall where he ...and more »

Milo: UC Berkeley 'Spreading Fear, Uncertainty' to Undermine Free Speech Week - AppsforPCdaily;

Milo: UC Berkeley 'Spreading Fear, Uncertainty' to Undermine Free Speech Week - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyMilo: UC Berkeley 'Spreading Fear, Uncertainty' to Undermine Free Speech WeekAppsforPCdailyThere's no telling what the Free Speech Week this month-end will cost just yet but this evening's event with Ben Shapiro has been described as something of a test-run. "Our police did a comprehensive review and we're going to be acting on those lessons".and more »

Young America's Foundation: Who is funding UC Berkeley's Ben Shapiro event? - Daily Californian;

Young America's Foundation: Who is funding UC Berkeley's Ben Shapiro event? - Daily Californian

Daily CalifornianYoung America's Foundation: Who is funding UC Berkeley's Ben Shapiro event?Daily CalifornianWhen UC Berkeley asked Young America's Foundation, or YAF, and the Berkeley College Republicans to pay nearly $16,000 in security fees for Ben Shapiro's speech, YAF lashed out immediately, stating that campus administration was taxing conservative ...and more »

Berkeley prepares for Ben Shapiro speech with pepper spray, concrete barriers and lots of police - Washington Post;

Berkeley prepares for Ben Shapiro speech with pepper spray, concrete barriers and lots of police - Washington Post

Washington PostBerkeley prepares for Ben Shapiro speech with pepper spray, concrete barriers and lots of policeWashington PostThe University of California at Berkeley is once again bracing for chaos. Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro is set to speak on campus Thursday evening, and authorities and administrators are desperate to avoid a repeat of the violent, destructive ...and more »

Campus police prep for Ben Shapiro speech - SFBay

Campus police prep for Ben Shapiro speechSFBayCampus police at the University of California, Berkeley, are asking students, staff and faculty to avoid the area of a speaking engagement with former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro scheduled for Thursday evening. Shapiro is expected to address his ...and more »