Photo Spread: Ben Shapiro at Berkeley

A collection of photos by Caliber photographer Sean Farkas. Taken during the Ben Shapiro event at UC Berkeley on September 14, 2017.

A bystander is interviewed as tensions begin to grow. I later found him to be Muhammad Alameldin.

A bystander is interviewed as tensions begin to grow. I later found him to be Muhammad Alameldin.

“Occupy Sather Lane”.

“Occupy Sather Lane”.

The police form a perimeter blocking Bancroft, causing tensions to further rise.

The police form a perimeter blocking Bancroft, causing tensions to further rise.

A circle is formed as police break up an altercation.

A circle is formed as police break up an altercation.

The police maintain the crowd as an ambulance is called to the scene.

The police maintain the crowd as an ambulance is called to the scene.

“Hands behind your back”.

“Hands behind your back”.

A trio of outspoken men provoke an angering group of counter-protesters. Within minutes, a handful of individuals are arrested.

A trio of outspoken men provoke an angering group of counter-protesters. Within minutes, a handful of individuals are arrested.