BERKELEY, Calif. – Eight people were arrested after protesters broke windows, lights and planters outside the home of the chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley.
University spokesman Dan Mogulof says 40 to 70 protesters also threw incendiary devices at police cars and the home of Chancellor Robert Birgeneau late Friday. There were no fires or injuries.
Mogulof says two Berkeley students are among the eight arrested on suspicion of rioting, vandalism and attempted arson.
The protest at the chancellor's home came hours after police arrested 65 protesters inside a campus classroom building that was partially taken over for several days.
They are demonstrating against state funding cuts that have led to course cutbacks, faculty furloughs and sharp fee increases.