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No Trees, No Compassion – All Hail UCPD for Their Acts of Heroism

Posted By April Isabel Angeles On Oct 4, 2008 @ 7:37 pm In Sandbox | Comments Disabled

We broke into song and dance [1]with the final tree-sitters’ descent nearly a month ago. Anyone with their eye on the game [2] this afternoon was reminded of this fateful day at Memorial Stadium.

The UCPD officers most involved with the 21-month charade were recognized for their perilous acts in the line of duty — and by recognized, we do mean hailed, cheered, and adored by some 6,000 sweaty bodies of testosterone and pigskin hype. The police officers took the field during a pause in Cal’s domination (more or less) over Arizona State, and the roar that filled the stadium was, admittedly, a bit sickening.

Don’t get us wrong, we were counting down the tree-sitters’ last days, too, but here’s a thought: Hippies are people, too. Smelly and odd as they may be. Behaving like animals and rubbing their noses in our victory may have been a bit much on our side.

But then again, this is college football, and we are the Bears. Grrrr …

Stay tuned for plans to raise sub-squillion dollars in future Cal Athletics fund raising.

Image Source: dboy [3] under Creative Commons, edited by April Isabel Angeles
Earlier: Let the Joyous News Be Spread: Tree-Sitters Come Down [4]

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URLs in this post:

[1] song and dance : http://clog.dailycal.org/2008/09/09/let-the-joyous-news-be-spread-tree-sitters-come-down/

[2] eye on the game: http://www.californiagoldenblogs.com/2008/10/4/628007/cal-v-arizona-state-10-4-0

[3] dboy: http://flickr.com/photos/dannyboyster/60371673/

[4] Let the Joyous News Be Spread: Tree-Sitters Come Down: http://clog.dailycal.org../2008/09/09/let-the-joyous-news-be-spread-tree-sitters-come-down/

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