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Tag: University of California at Berkeley

Can Janet Napolitano’s $5 Million Pledge Square Her With Immigrant-Rights Advocates?

October 31, 2013 | 11:46 am

Can Janet Napolitano’s $5 Million Pledge Square Her With Immigrant-Rights Advocates?

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Napolitano says undocumented students “merit special attention,” but will the announcement sway her student critics?

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Janet Yellen: Good in an Earthquake, But Should She Lead the Fed?

September 20, 2013 | 9:25 am

Janet Yellen: Good in an Earthquake, But Should She Lead the Fed?

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Andrew Rose of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business talks about working with the Fed Chair candidate.

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Berkeley Looks to Crack Down on ‘Mini-Dorms’

July 24, 2013 | 12:52 pm

Berkeley Looks to Crack Down on ‘Mini-Dorms’

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by Emilie Raguso, Berkeleyside After at least eight meetings dating back to late 2011, the Berkeley City Council voted last week to begin to try to curb the proliferation of “mini-dorms” in residential areas around town. Residents, particularly in the campus area, have been speaking out to the city about the problems that can be […]

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February 19, 2013 | 9:50 am

Pac-12 Reprimands Cal’s Mike Montgomery For Shoving Player; Leland Yee Calls For Suspension

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BERKELEY (AP) — California coach Mike Montgomery was reprimanded by the Pac-12 on Monday for shoving one of his own players in the chest during a game. The conference did not announce what specific punishment Montgomery received for his actions Sunday night, although he will not be suspended. “While emotions can run high in competitive […]

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February 18, 2013 | 1:01 pm

Video: Cal Coach Mike Montgomery Shoves Allen Crabbe

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If you missed it, here’s the video of Cal coach Mike Montgomery shoving star scorer Allen Crabbe on Sunday in the Bears’ 76-68 comeback victory over USC. Cal was down 44-32 at the time, and Montgomery didn’t like the way Crabbe was playing …

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7 Things About Today’s U.S. Women’s Soccer Hero Alex Morgan

August 6, 2012 | 4:38 pm

7 Things About Today’s U.S. Women’s Soccer Hero Alex Morgan

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GOOOOOOOAAAAAALLLL!!!! University of California, Berkeley, graduate Alex Morgan gave American sports fans a thrill Monday when she scored the winning goal in the U.S. women’s soccer team’s semifinal victory over Canada. But even casual Olympics watchers were probably familiar with her name before her tally sent the national team to the gold medal match. Morgan, 23, has […]

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Researcher Defends His Work on Gill Tract, Says Use of Corn Unfairly Demonized

May 11, 2012 | 4:23 pm

Researcher Defends His Work on Gill Tract, Says Use of Corn Unfairly Demonized

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Since Apr 22, dozens of activists have been “occupying the farm” in Albany — the “farm” being the Gill Tract, a five-acre parcel of land owned by UC Berkeley that it used for agricultural research. Despite early negotiations, the group is currently in a standoff with the university, though the administration has slowly tightened the […]

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In a Time of Massive Budget Cuts, Cal May Have to Borrow for a Football Stadium

April 19, 2012 | 10:06 am

In a Time of Massive Budget Cuts, Cal May Have to Borrow for a Football Stadium

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with an AM post from somewhere in California… It’s such a California story. UC Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium sits on an earthquake fault line. It’s going to cost about $321 million to renovate. It would be, says the Wall Street Journal today, “one of the most expensive renovations […]

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April 6, 2012 | 1:43 pm

Ron Paul Speaks Up for Medical Marijuana at UC Berkeley; Full Audio of Speech

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Ron Paul, who is not going to win the Republican presidential nomination but remains a draw to his passionate supporters, spoke at UC Berkeley last night before a crowd estimated somewhere north of 1,000. The Daily Cal has posted the entire speech, which was arranged by Students for Liberty and Youth, a UC Berkeley student […]

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Occupy Cal Protesters Issued Stay-Away Orders

March 20, 2012 | 10:08 am

Occupy Cal Protesters Issued Stay-Away Orders

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(Bay City News) Four Occupy Cal protesters were arraigned yesterday on misdemeanor charges for their involvement in a demonstration at Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley campus on Nov. 9. At the request of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, Superior Court Judge Paul Seeman issued orders which require that the protesters […]

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