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UC Berkeley students stage sleep-in over tuition hike; regents vote today
UC Berkeley students stage sleep-in over tuition hike; regents vote today

UC Berkeley students staged a sit-in overnight to protest a proposed tuition hike of up to 5% a year over the next five years. The controversial increase got the approval of a key UC committee on Wednesday and is expected to be approved today by the full board of regents. Students began trickling into Wheeler Hall about 7 p.m. Wednesday. At one point, 200 students were peacefully protesting inside the building, campus police Lt. Marc DeCoulode said. They remained inside the building overnight after it closed. Using the hashtags #fightthehike and #OccupyWheeler, students tweeted photos showing protesters packed inside Wheeler Hall. Student Tiffany Kim tweeted "times like this...

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