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Silicon Valley
What if Uber stumbles on way to IPO?Uber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti,
What if Uber stumbles on way to IPO?
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 hours ago
Uber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti, a professor of economics at UC Berkeley. "The only scenario that Uber stumbling would affect the larger tech sector is if it was about something broader... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC could get a new union from student inputago UNC might get a new union — and students will soon be able to voice their
UNC could get a new union from student input
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 2 hours ago
ago UNC might get a new union — and students will soon be able to voice their opinions. A feasibility study is being conducted to assess the state of the Student Union. The study is gathering information about other university unions and will be... Read more
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The Daily Californian
New low-cost trauma clinic to open Thursday in BerkeleyClinic along with co-director Robyn Walser — reached out to local therapists an
New low-cost trauma clinic to open Thursday in Berkeley
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 hours ago
Clinic along with co-director Robyn Walser — reached out to local therapists and the Berkeley Free Clinic as well as UC Berkeley counseling and health services so that those facilities can now refer trauma patients to the clinic. The Berkeley... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Conservative scholar Steven Hayward to teach at UC BerkeleyBut at the end of his one-year term, he still called the experience overwhelmin
Conservative scholar Steven Hayward to teach at UC Berkeley
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 hours ago
But at the end of his one-year term, he still called the experience overwhelmingly positive. And this fall he’s coming to UC Berkeley. Hayward, the conservative columnist and Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy at Pepperdine University,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Submarine video reveals atomic ghost ship sunken off Golden Gate 65 years agoworld famous undersea explorer has brought his tools to the Bay Area. Tom Vacar
Submarine video reveals atomic ghost ship sunken off Golden Gate 65 years ago
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 hours ago
world famous undersea explorer has brought his tools to the Bay Area. Tom Vacar reports. Radiation specialists at UC Berkeley will be involved in the testing, and a Berkeley physicist will be on board the Nautilus on Monday to test samples... Read more
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The Mercury News
Retirement crisis: California to offer retirement accounts to workers without pensions, 401(k)sat each generation retiring poorer than the last," said Nari Rhee, manager of t
Retirement crisis: California to offer retirement accounts to workers without pensions, 401(k)s
The Mercury News / Posted 6 hours ago
at each generation retiring poorer than the last," said Nari Rhee, manager of the Retirement Security Program at the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education. "What states and the federal government are confronting is not just an... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Quinn: Will Uber be boom’s Webvan?Uber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti,
Quinn: Will Uber be boom’s Webvan?
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
Uber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti, a professor of economics at UC Berkeley. “The only scenario that Uber stumbling would affect the larger tech sector is if it was about something broader... Read more
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The Mercury News
Uber, don't be this tech boom's WebvanUber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti,
Uber, don't be this tech boom's Webvan
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
Uber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti, a professor of economics at UC Berkeley. "The only scenario that Uber stumbling would affect the larger tech sector is if it was about something broader... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Uber, don't be this tech boom's WebvanUber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti,
Uber, don't be this tech boom's Webvan
Silicon Valley / Posted 12 hours ago
Uber stumble, what will matter are the underlying causes, said Enrico Moretti, a professor of economics at UC Berkeley. "The only scenario that Uber stumbling would affect the larger tech sector is if it was about something broader... Read more
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Inquirier.net
This Fil-Am academic is an ‘OAW’ – overseas American workerand his family, who lived in remote village along the central mountain ranges o
This Fil-Am academic is an ‘OAW’ – overseas American worker
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
and his family, who lived in remote village along the central mountain ranges of Bali. While an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley, Luna spent much time learning gamelan music from Central Java. Eventually, his MA thesis and dissertations were... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Civic Center Park to be new site for food trucks starting Septemberof Caffe Strada complained about several food trucks that were located across t
Civic Center Park to be new site for food trucks starting September
The Daily Californian / Posted 19 hours ago
of Caffe Strada complained about several food trucks that were located across the street from the restaurant, near the UC Berkeley School of Law, accusing them of being disrespectful of his business. These food trucks were not able to get their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers map the gentrification effects of transportation projects on low-income communitiesby current residents being priced out of their neighborhoods. The Southern Cal
Researchers map the gentrification effects of transportation projects on low-income communities
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
by current residents being priced out of their neighborhoods. The Southern California portion of the joint UCLA-UC Berkeley Urban Displacement Project on gentrification and displacement in urban communities is available online. "There... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley unemployment rate among lowest in California, state report showsEconomic Development. “Berkeley’s workforce is highly educated and highly skill
Berkeley unemployment rate among lowest in California, state report shows
The Daily Californian / Posted 21 hours ago
Economic Development. “Berkeley’s workforce is highly educated and highly skilled, so they’re in demand.” The presence of UC Berkeley in the city, Caplan said, tends to attract residents with higher levels of schooling. UC Berkeley itself is among... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Sustainable wine industry a work in progresslong as spitting was the protocol.) It was state lawmakers who in 1880 mandate
Sustainable wine industry a work in progress
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 22 hours ago
long as spitting was the protocol.) It was state lawmakers who in 1880 mandated UC regents create a viticulture program at UC Berkeley. A vineyard was planted at Davis in what became the university. The program went away during Prohibition, but was... Read more
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The Daily Californian
California to continue contracting private prisonswith overcrowding, according to Barry Krisberg, a visiting fellow for the Insti
California to continue contracting private prisons
The Daily Californian / Posted 23 hours ago
with overcrowding, according to Barry Krisberg, a visiting fellow for the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues at UC Berkeley. “We’re hoping over the next few years to get our prison population where we’re able to have those out-of-state... Read more
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Philly.com
All viewpoints should be welcome.IMF is "a primary culprit in the failed developmental policies implanted in som
All viewpoints should be welcome.
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
IMF is "a primary culprit in the failed developmental policies implanted in some of the world's poorest countries." Former UC Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau, despite being known for "his support of undocumented and minority students," backed... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Institute of Governmental Studies releases poll data on death penalty, bilingual educationballot, aims to streamline the appeals process for the death penalty. According
Institute of Governmental Studies releases poll data on death penalty, bilingual education
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
ballot, aims to streamline the appeals process for the death penalty. According to Franklin Zimring, a professor at the UC Berkeley School of Law, the appeals process takes so long that no one has been executed in more than 10... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
First day of classes at SDSUand tenure-track faculty members, some coming from academic institutions like H
First day of classes at SDSU
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
and tenure-track faculty members, some coming from academic institutions like Harvard, Columbia, Cambridge, Emory and UC Berkeley. Construction activity is continuing on campus, with work on an Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
2016 Student Academy Award Winners List Is Full of New Schools, More Geographically Diversemore geographically diverse. California still led with five winners — two from
2016 Student Academy Award Winners List Is Full of New Schools, More Geographically Diverse
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
more geographically diverse. California still led with five winners — two from Chapman University and one each from USC, UC Berkeley and the American Film Institute — but Illinois’ DePaul University, Michigan State University and Iowa’s Maharishi... Read more
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The Mercury News
California climate change laws: More electric cars, solar power expected under tough new ruleswrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kam
California climate change laws: More electric cars, solar power expected under tough new rules
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
wrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kammen, director of the renewable energy lab at UC Berkeley, said the new rules will spur innovation and investment, as previous California environmental laws have... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Fall classes start for SDSU, Cal State San Marcosand tenure-track faculty members, some coming from academic institutions like H
Fall classes start for SDSU, Cal State San Marcos
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
and tenure-track faculty members, some coming from academic institutions like Harvard, Columbia, Cambridge, Emory and UC Berkeley. Construction activity is continuing on campus, with work on an Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
SDSU, CSUSM Students Begin Fall Semester Mondayand tenure-track faculty members, some coming from academic institutions like H
SDSU, CSUSM Students Begin Fall Semester Monday
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
and tenure-track faculty members, some coming from academic institutions like Harvard, Columbia, Cambridge, Emory and UC Berkeley. Construction activity is continuing on campus, with work on an Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences... Read more
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The Mercury News
More electric cars, more solar power expected as California struggles to reach tough new climate standardswrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kam
More electric cars, more solar power expected as California struggles to reach tough new climate standards
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
wrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kammen, director of the renewable energy lab at UC Berkeley, said the new rules will spur innovation and investment, as previous California environmental laws have... Read more
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The Mercury News
Richmond stunned by Cal's cancellation of Global Campus projectRICHMOND -- Residents of this working-class city were stunned Friday at the can
Richmond stunned by Cal's cancellation of Global Campus project
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
RICHMOND -- Residents of this working-class city were stunned Friday at the cancellation of a planned UC Berkeley campus they had hoped would transform their community, left only with vague promises from Cal and the Lawrence Berkeley National... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
AROUND & ABOUT THEATER: Solo Show About Dr. Carlton Goodlett. Categorya very active physician in the community, was also one of the first black Ameri
AROUND & ABOUT THEATER: Solo Show About Dr. Carlton Goodlett. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 2 days ago
a very active physician in the community, was also one of the first black American psychologists, receiving his PhD from UC Berkeley in 1938. This weekend, Thomas Robert Simpson, founder of AfroSolo, will perform a solo piece about Goodlett and... Read more
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The Mercury News
More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standardswrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kam
More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standards
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
wrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kammen, director of the renewable energy lab at UC Berkeley, said the new rules will spur innovation and investment, as previous California environmental laws have... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Refurbished Bowles Hall elevates residential experience, pricean 11-year effort to revitalize the stately manor that has further stratified t
Refurbished Bowles Hall elevates residential experience, price
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
an 11-year effort to revitalize the stately manor that has further stratified the array of housing options available to UC Berkeley undergraduates. The result of a $40 million project spearheaded by alumni, Bowles Hall is now a residential... Read more
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The Daily Californian
California Legislature passes greenhouse gas reduction billGallagher said. “That’s not the true picture, it’s really about how do we reduc
California Legislature passes greenhouse gas reduction bill
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Gallagher said. “That’s not the true picture, it’s really about how do we reduce carbon without having a social cost?” UC Berkeley professor of biometeorology Dennis Baldocchi said that the fight against climate change will be a “state by state... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Forum announces fall 2016 speaker lineupa platform to engage students with controversial ideas through events with key
Berkeley Forum announces fall 2016 speaker lineup
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
a platform to engage students with controversial ideas through events with key influencers. The forum has previously hosted UC Berkeley professor Robert Reich, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh... Read more
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Petluma360.com
PETALUMA FOOTBALL HISTORY: Before he ruled the seas, Lloyd Bridges ruled the gridironMelvin (Dutch) Flohr, who later played for Santa Clara and became a police chie
PETALUMA FOOTBALL HISTORY: Before he ruled the seas, Lloyd Bridges ruled the gridiron
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
Melvin (Dutch) Flohr, who later played for Santa Clara and became a police chief; end Ralph Stone, who later played for UC Berkeley and competed in the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles; and Rollie Webb, who later became Justice of the Peace. All... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley landlines malfunction SundayA majority of UC Berkeley landlines began malfunctioning Sunday at around 10:00
UC Berkeley landlines malfunction Sunday
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
A majority of UC Berkeley landlines began malfunctioning Sunday at around 10:00 a.m., according to a service status update from the campus Information Services and Technology service center. Both outgoing and incoming calls have been affected. As of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Cal Bears in Australia attract 61,000 fans to Sydney gameappeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience. The favored Pac
Cal Bears in Australia attract 61,000 fans to Sydney game
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience. The favored Pac 12 conference's California Golden Bears from UC-Berkeley were 51-31 winners. It was a midday start so that the game could be televised back to the U.S. in prime time on... Read more
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Orange County Register
Segregated student housing in 2016?moral and legal responsibilities. Whether it be UC Irvine’s new Black Scholars
Segregated student housing in 2016?
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
moral and legal responsibilities. Whether it be UC Irvine’s new Black Scholars Hall for freshman or similar efforts at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara, many of our universities are promoting and facilitating racially segregated housing. At... Read more
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Orange County Register
Family's experience helps Korean Americans change mindset about mental illnessThe call came a decade ago, from campus police at UC Berkeley, and it was so sh
Family's experience helps Korean Americans change mindset about mental illness
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
The call came a decade ago, from campus police at UC Berkeley, and it was so shocking that Kwang Ho Kim nearly dropped the phone. Kim’s son, a freshman film major, was being charged with a misdemeanor. The straight-A student had dumped all his... Read more
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Breitbart
Berkeley’s Soda Tax is Upper-Class War on Poor“nanny state” laws. John Cawley, professor of public policy and economics at C
Berkeley’s Soda Tax is Upper-Class War on Poor
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
“nanny state” laws. John Cawley, professor of public policy and economics at Cornell University, is suspicious that the UC Berkeley study may be flawed because retailers absorbed 30-50 percent of the tax. Cawley agreed that “when prices go up,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UC Berkeley reopens Bowles Hall as residential collegeBowles Hall is a residence hall unlike any other at UC Berkeley — a gorgeous Tu
UC Berkeley reopens Bowles Hall as residential college
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Bowles Hall is a residence hall unlike any other at UC Berkeley — a gorgeous Tudor mansion nestled just next to the football stadium in the hills above campus. Despite the building’s castle-like facade, for many years it settled into genteel... Read more
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The Mercury News
More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standardswrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kam
More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standards
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
wrote SB 32. "We have created new jobs in solar and other industries." Dan Kammen, director of the renewable energy lab at UC Berkeley, said the new rules will spur innovation and investment, as previous California environmental laws have... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UC Berkeley reopens Bowles Hall as residential collegeBowles Hall is a residence hall unlike any other at UC Berkeley — a gorgeous Tu
UC Berkeley reopens Bowles Hall as residential college
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Bowles Hall is a residence hall unlike any other at UC Berkeley — a gorgeous Tudor mansion nestled just next to the football stadium in the hills above campus. Despite the building’s castle-like facade, for many years it settled into genteel... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Tea 1 cafe opens in UC Berkeley's Cory Halland they’d be more likely to come back to Cory Hall and stay past the cafe’s cl
Tea 1 cafe opens in UC Berkeley's Cory Hall
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
and they’d be more likely to come back to Cory Hall and stay past the cafe’s closing. Others, such as Angel Najera, a UC Berkeley junior and EECS major, appreciated the Xbox console that projects onto the store’s back wall. “I can see people... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hidden secrets and legends of the UC Berkeley campuscampus are the remains of over 12,000 individuals, the largest such collection
Hidden secrets and legends of the UC Berkeley campus
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
campus are the remains of over 12,000 individuals, the largest such collection in the nation outside of the Smithsonian? UC Berkeley has stood since 1868, and it's gathered a lot of secrets and legends since then. It's also gathered a T-Rex (but... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UC Berkeley suspends plans to build Global Campus in RichmondJust five months after receiving a $1 million donation to back efforts to build
UC Berkeley suspends plans to build Global Campus in Richmond
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Just five months after receiving a $1 million donation to back efforts to build a UC Berkeley international research complex in Richmond, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks said the project has been indefinitely suspended. Dirks blamed ongoing budget... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley student accepts flier on Sproul PlazaWhile walking through Sproul Plaza on Thursday, UC Berkeley student N. Ottreal
UC Berkeley student accepts flier on Sproul Plaza
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
While walking through Sproul Plaza on Thursday, UC Berkeley student N. Ottreal accepted a flier from an eager club member — a major breakthrough among a student population that just doesn’t care. Ottreal was on his way to a peace & conflict studies... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Editor's Note: Forging forwardthis issue, we also included a retrospective. Sometimes by looking to the past,
Editor's Note: Forging forward
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
this issue, we also included a retrospective. Sometimes by looking to the past, we can see hope for the future. Former UC Berkeley students stood up to apartheid in South Africa and fought for their right to free speech. Despite the struggles... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley's summer 2016 news in reviewthe city and on campus. Here is a brief overview of some key developments from
Berkeley's summer 2016 news in review
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
the city and on campus. Here is a brief overview of some key developments from the past few months. Dirks under scrutiny UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks came under scrutiny this summer when a university investigation looking into his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The prices on Craigslist rental listings are lowest on this dayA UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate took a close look at 11 million rental listings o
The prices on Craigslist rental listings are lowest on this day
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
A UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate took a close look at 11 million rental listings on Craigslist throughout the U.S. between May and June 2014, analyzed the data and discovered something that everyone already knows: Rentals in the Bay Area aren't... Read more
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The Mercury News
Peele: Right-to-know attacks never seem to endto reject the charter change. Let's keep the lights on. Thomas Peele is an in
Peele: Right-to-know attacks never seem to end
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
to reject the charter change. Let's keep the lights on. Thomas Peele is an investigative reporter for this newspaper and teaches a class on public records at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Follow him atTwitter.com/thom... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UC Berkeley suspends plans to build Global Campus in RichmondJust five months after receiving a $1 million donation to back efforts to build
UC Berkeley suspends plans to build Global Campus in Richmond
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Just five months after receiving a $1 million donation to back efforts to build a UC Berkeley international research complex in Richmond, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks said the project has been indefinitely suspended. Dirks, who announced his... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Flashback Friday: This week in historyAlthough the UC Berkeley divestment movement from South Africa took hold in the
Flashback Friday: This week in history
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
Although the UC Berkeley divestment movement from South Africa took hold in the 1980s, student interest in the issues and problems associated with the apartheid government were present years earlier, as evident from this Daily Cal article from... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Election rejectionstreets will have free parking and which won’t is not the greatest use of your
Election rejection
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
streets will have free parking and which won’t is not the greatest use of your time. You might even be right. After all, UC Berkeley students, for the most part, bop into our glorious city, romp around for just four years and then bop out,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Fall Orientation 2016dean of the College of Letters and Science and interim lead of the campus’s sex
Fall Orientation 2016
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
dean of the College of Letters and Science and interim lead of the campus’s sexual harassment response — spoke with The Daily Californian on Wednesday about the changes made in response to multiple high-level cases of sexual misconduct at UC Berkel... Read more
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