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The Daily Californian
They don't even have healthcareto fret over the next time I’d be able to see them. “We did all of this for yo
They don't even have healthcare
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 hours ago
to fret over the next time I’d be able to see them. “We did all of this for you,” my grandparents would tell me repeatedly. “We just wanted to see you.” Ilaf Esuf is a junior at UC Berkeley and writes a weekly column on finding positivity on camp... Read more
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PhysOrg
Some frogs may have started laying eggs on land to get way from the mating frenzy in the waterin The American Naturalist. Frogs have a "dizzying array" of reproductive stra
Some frogs may have started laying eggs on land to get way from the mating frenzy in the water
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
in The American Naturalist. Frogs have a "dizzying array" of reproductive strategies, according to Rayna Camille Bell, a UC Berkeley postdoctoral fellow who contributed to data collection, analyzed and interpreted much of the data, and helped... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why Hillary Clinton Is So Hard To Trust Even When She's Telling The Truththan just letting our instincts choose for us, the outcomes will be worse for u
Why Hillary Clinton Is So Hard To Trust Even When She's Telling The Truth
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 hours ago
than just letting our instincts choose for us, the outcomes will be worse for us. One of those realms is lie detection. UC Berkeley psychologist Leanne ten Brinke has found that when we consciously suspect someone of lying, we become worse at... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Executive director of Community Action of Ventura County to retireWashington for 22 years. He received his bachelor's degree from Columbia Chris
Executive director of Community Action of Ventura County to retire
Ventura County Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Washington for 22 years. He received his bachelor's degree from Columbia Christian College and an equivalent of a master's degree from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He also pursued doctoral studies at UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Uni... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley biologist helps discover evolutionary links between gut bacteria of humans, hominidscommon ancestors, according to a study published by a multi-institution researc
UC Berkeley biologist helps discover evolutionary links between gut bacteria of humans, hominids
The Daily Californian / Posted 16 hours ago
common ancestors, according to a study published by a multi-institution research team Friday. The study — co-authored by UC Berkeley postdoctoral scholar Andrew Moeller — compared the gut microbiomes of humans with those of chimpanzees, bonobos... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
SMASH prepares underrepresented students for successR. Cohen Ph.D. The scholars are given a taste of college life during the five-
SMASH prepares underrepresented students for success
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 19 hours ago
R. Cohen Ph.D. The scholars are given a taste of college life during the five-week academy. They live in dorms on UC Berkeley campus around the clock. They're in class from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a break for lunch. "They're not... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Third Eye Blind release 'Cop vs. Phone Girl,' a new song addressing police brutalitythe lyrics were also informed by his time working as a "school for emotionally
Third Eye Blind release 'Cop vs. Phone Girl,' a new song addressing police brutality
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
the lyrics were also informed by his time working as a "school for emotionally disturbed children" after he graduated from UC Berkeley. "Sometimes, we had to restrain kids who were having violent outbursts," Jenkins says in a release. "We were... Read more
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The Mercury News
Homeless and hungry in college: Not just a 'ramen-noodle' problemof the conversation is around tuition and fees, and hardly ever do we talk abou
Homeless and hungry in college: Not just a 'ramen-noodle' problem
The Mercury News / Posted 22 hours ago
of the conversation is around tuition and fees, and hardly ever do we talk about cost of living," said Ruben Canedo, a UC Berkeley staffer whom UC President Janet Napolitano tapped to lead a systemwide committee on food security. Demographic... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
This just in: Republicans in Berkeley? and they went to the convention!. Categoryat Cal through the op-ed pages of the Daily Californian. In one article she wro
This just in: Republicans in Berkeley? and they went to the convention!. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted yesterday
at Cal through the op-ed pages of the Daily Californian. In one article she wrote, “As a 22-year-old female Republican UC Berkeley student, I am consistently trivialized for my beliefs, dismissed and marginalized by my own communities —... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Clog's guide to learning the Cal Drinking Songit. When it comes down to it, the lyrics follow a simple logic: All that’s requ
Clog's guide to learning the Cal Drinking Song
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
it. When it comes down to it, the lyrics follow a simple logic: All that’s required is common sense, knowing where you are (UC Berkeley) and what you stand for — winning the game and the party. Where is the party? Hint: Think of the place that’s... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A Pokemon Go storyand is totally a real person we didn’t just make up in order to singularly repr
A Pokemon Go story
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
and is totally a real person we didn’t just make up in order to singularly represent us as a student body, was just another UC Berkeley student going about his days. He was taking Computer Science 61A for the summer and all was good, minus the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Muslim voters between Hillary Clinton and a hard placevoters. After Sanders bowed out of the race, Muslim Americans find themselves
Muslim voters between Hillary Clinton and a hard place
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
voters. After Sanders bowed out of the race, Muslim Americans find themselves interlocked between a candidate that frames much of his campaign on anti-Muslim animus and hysteria, and another whose political track record reveals a hardline approach... Read more
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NBC News
In First Poetry Collection, Jade Cho Is Speaking 'In the Tongue of Ghosts'two nationally-competing slam teams and in 2013 won best political poem" and "b
In First Poetry Collection, Jade Cho Is Speaking 'In the Tongue of Ghosts'
NBC News / Posted yesterday
two nationally-competing slam teams and in 2013 won best political poem" and "best writing as a team while representing UC Berkeley at at College Unions Poetry Slam. In one of her most memorable performances, Cho let her passion for social... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Will Birdman finally take flight? The life and times of Jabari BirdWhen Jabari Bird first stepped foot onto the UC Berkeley campus in 2013, he kne
Will Birdman finally take flight? The life and times of Jabari Bird
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
When Jabari Bird first stepped foot onto the UC Berkeley campus in 2013, he knew he was Cal’s first five-star basketball recruit since Leon Powe in 2003. Even as a freshman, he knew he would most likely be the team’s best pure shooter. He probably... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Rachael Acker named Pac-12 Woman of the Yearand an Oscar Geballe Postgraduate Scholarship, qualifying to be a finalist for
Rachael Acker named Pac-12 Woman of the Year
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
and an Oscar Geballe Postgraduate Scholarship, qualifying to be a finalist for the University Medal as the top graduate at UC Berkeley. Looking to study medicine, Acker plans to attend medical school after completing a 10-month program as a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Policing the policethe PRC,” Lippman said. “Very rarely does any real relief come out of filing a
Policing the police
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
the PRC,” Lippman said. “Very rarely does any real relief come out of filing a complaint with the PRC.” Boomer Vicente, a UC Berkeley student and former PRC member, expressed dissatisfaction not only with the rules regulating the PRC, but also... Read more
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The Mercury News
Homeless and hungry in college: Not just a 'ramen-noodle' problemof the conversation is around tuition and fees, and hardly ever do we talk abou
Homeless and hungry in college: Not just a 'ramen-noodle' problem
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
of the conversation is around tuition and fees, and hardly ever do we talk about cost of living," said Ruben Canedo, a UC Berkeley staffer whom UC President Janet Napolitano tapped to lead a systemwide committee on food security. Demographic... Read more
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The Forward
How Orthodox Jews Can Fight Islamophobia — by Taking a Lesson from Sikhsten minutes late (hey, it’s Standard Jewish Time), I tried to slip quietly into
How Orthodox Jews Can Fight Islamophobia — by Taking a Lesson from Sikhs
The Forward / Posted yesterday
ten minutes late (hey, it’s Standard Jewish Time), I tried to slip quietly into a packed Islamophobia seminar on the UC Berkeley campus. I shuffled my way to a seat, attracting a couple of glances — followed by double takes from a few... Read more
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Orange County Register
Many in O.C. labor force lack the skills employers are seekingAt Laguna Beach High School, he recalls, “It was drummed into our heads that yo
Many in O.C. labor force lack the skills employers are seeking
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
At Laguna Beach High School, he recalls, “It was drummed into our heads that you go off to college,” so he enrolled in UC Berkeley to study chemical biology. But it was a poor fit. Eventually, he dropped out and, after spending months... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
The Role of First Gentlemanand how to manage your ego, and how to play roles that are unusual roles." In
The Role of First Gentleman
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
and how to manage your ego, and how to play roles that are unusual roles." In fact, Mulhern -- a lawyer and teacher at UC Berkeley -- had always wanted to run for public office himself, but it was during his wife's first campaign as Attorney... Read more
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CBS News
"Sunday Morning" feature: ​The role of first gentlemanand how to manage your ego, and how to play roles that are unusual roles." In
"Sunday Morning" feature: ​The role of first gentleman
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
and how to manage your ego, and how to play roles that are unusual roles." In fact, Mulhern -- a lawyer and teacher at UC Berkeley -- had always wanted to run for public office himself, but it was during his wife's first campaign as Attorney... Read more
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11 News Houston
For UC students suffering from hunger, help is on the wayget to share the wealth, what happens to meal points on other campuses? Someti
For UC students suffering from hunger, help is on the way
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
get to share the wealth, what happens to meal points on other campuses? Sometimes they're used to buy luxury items. Rising UC Berkeley sophomore Sonty Visuthikraisee says she redeemed her extra meal points for French presses at the end of the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Thousands line up for jobs5,000 college-aged students and interns registered for San Francisco’s annual I
Thousands line up for jobs
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
5,000 college-aged students and interns registered for San Francisco’s annual Internapalooza jobs fair. The crowd included UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Institute of Technology, Duke and University of Pennsylvania graduates with degrees in... Read more
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USA Today
For UC students suffering from hunger, help is on the wayget to share the wealth, what happens to meal points on other campuses? Someti
For UC students suffering from hunger, help is on the way
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
get to share the wealth, what happens to meal points on other campuses? Sometimes they're used to buy luxury items. Rising UC Berkeley sophomore Sonty Visuthikraisee says she redeemed her extra meal points for French presses at the end of the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Policymakers Have Been Calling A 'Depression' A 'Recovery' For Nearly A Decade"accident, there are occasions when what they say or write comes out in almost p
"Policymakers Have Been Calling A 'Depression' A 'Recovery' For Nearly A Decade"
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
accident, there are occasions when what they say or write comes out in almost perfect sequence. At the end of August 2014, UC Berkeley economist J. Bradford DeLong wrote an article for Project Syndicate that argued in favor of proper... Read more
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The Daily Californian
From Berkeley to Bangkok and backactivities that people do, here they go hiking and walking, and in Bangkok, the
From Berkeley to Bangkok and back
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
activities that people do, here they go hiking and walking, and in Bangkok, they go to shopping malls.” I asked about how UC Berkeley students are different from Thammasat students. Chatchanok said students at UC Berkeley are very... Read more
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King Fut
Egyptians to watch in the Olympics - Part Igame in Brazzaville, Congo and being crowned as ‘Most Outstanding Swimmer’ in t
Egyptians to watch in the Olympics - Part I
King Fut / Posted 3 days ago
game in Brazzaville, Congo and being crowned as ‘Most Outstanding Swimmer’ in the annual University of California (UC Berkeley) awards. Osman continued impressing as she made history in the Women’s PAC-12 by winning a gold medal in the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley alumnus recounts time in Japanese-American internment campOn the day of his graduation from UC Berkeley, Yonekazu Satoda was not lining u
UC Berkeley alumnus recounts time in Japanese-American internment camp
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
On the day of his graduation from UC Berkeley, Yonekazu Satoda was not lining up in cap and gown with fellow soon-to-be graduates. Instead, he sat 2,000 miles away in an internment camp in Jerome, Arkansas, scribbling brief notes about the “very hot”... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Former campus employee sentenced to 18 months for fraudDeSondra Ward, a UC Berkeley employee who pleaded guilty in February to embezzl
Former campus employee sentenced to 18 months for fraud
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
DeSondra Ward, a UC Berkeley employee who pleaded guilty in February to embezzling more than $300,000 from the Lawrence Hall of Science, was sentenced to 18 months in jail Tuesday. Ward pleaded guilty to all five charges against her, which included... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus senior Claire Chiara is youngest California delegate at Republican National Conventionwhen she was about 10 years old. She grew up in Redondo Beach and attended Redo
Campus senior Claire Chiara is youngest California delegate at Republican National Convention
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
when she was about 10 years old. She grew up in Redondo Beach and attended Redondo Union High School before coming to UC Berkeley as a 2013 spring admit. In the fall of her sophomore year, Chiara decided to join Berkeley College Republicans.... Read more
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The Daily Californian
ASUC committee supports added resources for students after tragediesthe ASUC Senate unanimously passed two bills to increase support for the commun
ASUC committee supports added resources for students after tragedies
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
the ASUC Senate unanimously passed two bills to increase support for the communities affected by the recent deaths of two UC Berkeley students in terror attacks abroad. The two bills, along with a third that was tabled, were spearheaded by... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC chancellors get raises -- some for second straight yearUniversity of California regents on Thursday gave raises to most of the system'
UC chancellors get raises -- some for second straight year
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
University of California regents on Thursday gave raises to most of the system's campus chancellors -- and four, including UC Berkeley's leader, received their second pay bump since last July. After back-to-back increases of 3 percent, the base pay... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Board of Regents approves tightened review of top executives outside activities, salary increases for chancellorsmanagement personnel in the UC system engaging in outside professional activiti
UC Board of Regents approves tightened review of top executives outside activities, salary increases for chancellors
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
management personnel in the UC system engaging in outside professional activities and approved increases in salaries for UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks along with eight other UC chancellors. The policy revisions will require two reviewers... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
University of California Clamps Down on Moonlighting Execsthe lowest paid when compared to salaries at other universities, both public an
University of California Clamps Down on Moonlighting Execs
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
the lowest paid when compared to salaries at other universities, both public and private. Nicholas Dirks, the chancellor of UC Berkeley, the top public university in the nation, makes less than chancellors at University of Oregon, University of... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Luis Osuna: Wants To Help the Latino Communityif they did go to college they didn’t finish; and if they did finish they did n
Luis Osuna: Wants To Help the Latino Community
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
if they did go to college they didn’t finish; and if they did finish they did not go to grad school.” Osuna graduated from UC Berkeley, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science. He later received a Juris Doctorate degree from... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley StudentOut of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Conventi
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley Student
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
Out of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Convention this week, UC Berkeley student Claire Chiara stands apart. At only 22-years-old, Chiara is the youngest out of 341 delegates and alternates from California -- but her... Read more
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Raw Story
University of California may curb ‘study abroad’ program after student deathsThe University of California could curb some of its ‘study abroad’ programs as
University of California may curb ‘study abroad’ program after student deaths
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
The University of California could curb some of its ‘study abroad’ programs as the deaths of two UC Berkeley students overseas in separate terrorist attacks over a period of two weeks raised questions about the safety of such education trips. The... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Board of Regents revises senior managment personnel policyUC system engaging in outside professional activities and approved increases in
UC Board of Regents revises senior managment personnel policy
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
UC system engaging in outside professional activities and approved increases in salaries for certain personnel, including UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks along with eight other UC chancellors. The policy revisions will require two reviewers... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Editor's note: Mapping BerkeleyIt’s no secret that over the past few weeks, tragedy has occurred around the wo
Editor's note: Mapping Berkeley
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
It’s no secret that over the past few weeks, tragedy has occurred around the world. Two UC Berkeley students, among too many other civilians, have been the victims of terrorist attacks in Bangladesh and France; we carry them with love in our thoughts... Read more
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The Daily Californian
A minority within a minoritybeat them, only led to discomfort. I felt like a fraud, playing a giant game of
A minority within a minority
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
beat them, only led to discomfort. I felt like a fraud, playing a giant game of pretend. It took me a year and a half at UC Berkeley to realize we had a Sri Lankan Students Association, but even joining that seemed fruitless as there’s only been... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley South Asian Walking Tour: Empowering the South-Asian IdentityUC Berkeley students are assured that they know the campus — and the town for t
Berkeley South Asian Walking Tour: Empowering the South-Asian Identity
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
UC Berkeley students are assured that they know the campus — and the town for that matter — like the back of their hand. Few UC Berkeley students, however, are aware that one of the earliest on-campus demonstrations happened in 1908 outside Stiles... Read more
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The Daily Californian
100 years of funkto attend Funk Night seems to extend beyond the promise to see familiar faces.
100 years of funk
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
to attend Funk Night seems to extend beyond the promise to see familiar faces. Since the campus’s founding in 1868, UC Berkeley’s nightlife has observed decades of change. And while each popular hang-out has catered to the social climate of... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
After Supporting Treasurer Chiang's Private Equity Transparency Bill in Public, CalPERS Gutted It Behind the Scenesdisclosure. Former CalPERS Investment Committee chairman and private equity ex
After Supporting Treasurer Chiang's Private Equity Transparency Bill in Public, CalPERS Gutted It Behind the Scenes
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
disclosure. Former CalPERS Investment Committee chairman and private equity executive, and now a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, Michael Flaherman, confirmed our concerns in written testimony to the California Senate, in which he recommended... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley StudentOut of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Conventi
Youngest Calif. Delegate is 22-Old Berkeley Student
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
Out of thousands of delegates participating in the Republican National Convention this week, UC Berkeley student Claire Chiara stands apart. At only 22-years-old, Chiara is the youngest out of 341 delegates and alternates from California -- but her... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. giant trees cloned to combat climate changesmoke all their lives, yet thrive well into their 90s. One skeptic is Todd Daw
Calif. giant trees cloned to combat climate change
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
smoke all their lives, yet thrive well into their 90s. One skeptic is Todd Dawson, a professor of integrated biology at UC Berkeley. He admires Archangel’s creative efforts but says it’s unclear whether the towering trees have superior genes or... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC chancellors get raises -- some for second straight yearBerkeley's leader, got their second pay bump since last July. After back-to-ba
UC chancellors get raises -- some for second straight year
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Berkeley's leader, got their second pay bump since last July. After back-to-back increases of 3 percent, the base pay for UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks grew to $531,939, up more than $30,000 from what it was in June 2015. Other... Read more
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The Mercury News
West Oakland gentrification examined in exhibitthrough the city. In discussing the loft exhibit, teacher, artist and exhibit
West Oakland gentrification examined in exhibit
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
through the city. In discussing the loft exhibit, teacher, artist and exhibit co-curator Chris Treggieri referenced UC Berkeley urban studies lecturer Pietro Calogero's work mapping the concentration of foreclosure activity in... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Racquetball courts to remain at RSF after petition garners attentioncourt space,” said Andy Davis, RSF spokesperson. As part of the Student Health
Racquetball courts to remain at RSF after petition garners attention
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
court space,” said Andy Davis, RSF spokesperson. As part of the Student Health Wellness Referendum, a referendum passed by UC Berkeley students in 2015 to provide funding for health and wellness initiatives on campus, new cardio machines will be... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Do jobs numbers indicate the strength of California's economy? Not reallyover the same period. “Labor, real estate and various forms of regulation make
Do jobs numbers indicate the strength of California's economy? Not really
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
over the same period. “Labor, real estate and various forms of regulation make [California] not a low-cost location,” said UC Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti. “If you’re in traditional manufacturing, it’s a lost cause,” he said. “There are going... Read more
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Orange County Register
Group: clones will trap carbongreenhouse gases that drive climate change on the planet. One skeptic is Todd
Group: clones will trap carbon
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
greenhouse gases that drive climate change on the planet. One skeptic is Todd Dawson, a professor of integrated biology at UC Berkeley. He admires Archangel’s creative efforts but says it’s unclear whether the towering trees have superior genes or... Read more
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