Ever wonder what happened to Matthew Wilson since university police found him living near Dwinelle Hall on Aug. 14? Well, for three days after his … discovery? … he stayed in a hospital until his mom came from Texas, after which they promptly decided to eat sushi. [Houston Chronicle]

The Daily Californian published a note by Editor in Chief and President Bryan Thomas, which unfortunately heralded the end of the Daily Cal’s printed Wednesday edition due in part to lower advertising revenue. Shortly thereafter, Syracuse University’s student newspaper cut its own Friday edition. [Daily Cal]

As of today, almost all the trees that could be cut down were. The tree people are confined to one redwood (Wait, a redwood? What?) and received a warning from the university that gives them 72 hours to leave the tree. [Daily Clog

Earlier: Next Move at Oak Grove


Talk is cheap. "Altercation between Berkeley tree-sitters and tree trimmers on August 21, 2008"

It has been an emotional weekend for many at the foot of Oak Grove. Arborists have removed 35 of 42 trees as of Saturday, and are expected to cut down all but one redwood by today’s end.

Our redwood denizens no longer will receive adequate water and nutrition which the university has provided for 21 months. As of Friday, four tree-sitters remained with only one liter of water “to share”. We wonder if the heat will cause the tree-sitters to worry about their redwood’s thirst. UCB claims to have no plans of forcibly removing the tree-dwellers. We think the university is waiting for them to ripen and fall.

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