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UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall Debuts a New Old-School Organ

December 12, 2013 | 7:15 am

UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall Debuts a New Old-School Organ

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Weekend concerts feature newly installed Noack organ — and some very loud chords.

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Cal Has Worst Football Team; Will Soon Have Worst Name, Too

December 5, 2013 | 10:45 am

Cal Has Worst Football Team; Will Soon Have Worst Name, Too

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UC Berkeley, fresh off a terrible season on the gridiron, makes deal to rename its field ‘Kabam.’

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For Napolitano, UC Could Be a Stepping Stone to California Politics

November 15, 2013 | 9:54 am

For Napolitano, UC Could Be a Stepping Stone to California Politics

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Early evidence of her political acumen at UC bodes well for her future in politics in the Golden State.

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UC Berkeley Welcomes New Chancellor, Who Faces Many Challenges

November 8, 2013 | 5:45 pm

UC Berkeley Welcomes New Chancellor, Who Faces Many Challenges

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Cal’s new chancellor talks about challenges facing UC’s elite campus, including soaring costs for students.

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Obama Picks UC Berkeley’s Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

October 8, 2013 | 5:43 pm

Obama Picks UC Berkeley’s Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

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Obama names Haas School of Business professor after his first choice for key economic post bows out.

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Berkeley, Stanford Scientists Share Nobel Prize for Medicine

October 7, 2013 | 7:20 am

Berkeley, Stanford Scientists Share Nobel Prize for Medicine

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Bay Area researchers among a trio who discovered the machinery cells use to transport key molecules.

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UC Berkeley Campus Reopens After Blast, Blackout

October 1, 2013 | 12:19 am

UC Berkeley Campus Reopens After Blast, Blackout

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Officials say Monday evening’s emergency could be related to a recent copper theft on campus.

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Students Loan Interest Rate Hike Could Mean an Extra $4,000 in Debt

June 20, 2013 | 1:10 am

Students Loan Interest Rate Hike Could Mean an Extra $4,000 in Debt

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by Charla Bear California congressional representatives are joining students in the nation’s capital today to try to stop a student loan interest rate hike. If Congress doesn’t act by July 1, rates on federally subsidized Stafford loans will double. While fewer California students borrow money for school than the national average, many do take out […]

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UC Berkeley and Three Other Colleges Accused of Mishandling Rape Allegations

May 23, 2013 | 8:36 am

UC Berkeley and Three Other Colleges Accused of Mishandling Rape Allegations

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NEW YORK (AP) — Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred joined students from four U.S. colleges and universities on Wednesday to announce the filing of federal complaints over how the higher-education institutions handle rape allegations. Students who attended the New York news conference said the colleges and universities had not taken their rape complaints seriously. Tucker […]

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How Can Anyone Hit a 90 mph Fastball? Science Explains!

May 8, 2013 | 2:50 pm

How Can Anyone Hit a 90 mph Fastball? Science Explains!

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Ever wonder how a major league baseball player hits a 90-mph fastball? Ask some researchers at UC Berkeley, who have identified an area of the brain that makes it possible. Look at the numbers alone and hitting a home run seems next to impossible. A fastball takes .4 seconds to reach home plate after it […]

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