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Police Raid Removes Occupy Protesters from UC Tract in Albany; Four Arrests

May 13, 2013 | 1:45 pm

Police Raid Removes Occupy Protesters from UC Tract in Albany; Four Arrests

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by Emilie Raguso, Berkeleyside Update, 1:42 p.m. A UC Berkeley spokeswoman said four people were arrested Monday as the university resumed control of land in Albany’s University Village that had been taken over by Occupy the Farm activists who said they want to turn the land into an urban farm. Claire Holmes, a UC Berkeley associate vice […]

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UC Berkeley’s New Chancellor on The Subject of ‘Scandal’

November 8, 2012 | 10:15 am

UC Berkeley’s New Chancellor on The Subject of ‘Scandal’

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Here’s the announcement from the university. It’s Nicholas B. Dirks, Columbia University’s executive vice president and dean of the faculty of  Arts and Sciences, who not only appears to be very accomplished as an academic, but looks like he plays one on TV. He’ll replace Chancellor Robert Birgeneaum, who’s stepping down at the end of […]

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In 5-Year Span, Hundreds of Cyclists Crash Near UC Berkeley Campus

July 31, 2012 | 11:16 am

In 5-Year Span, Hundreds of Cyclists Crash Near UC Berkeley Campus

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by Zusha Elinson, The Bay Citizen Shlomo Bentin, a world-renown neuropsychologist, bought a bicycle last summer to commute to UC Berkeley from his home two miles away. An expert on facial recognition, the 65-year-old Israeli was on a one-year research sabbatical at the university. “He took up biking in Berkeley because people in Berkeley bike,” […]

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