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‘He brought us all together’: UC Berkeley professor, forestry economist Peter Berck dies at 68

Berck earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He returned to campus as an assistant professor in 1976, where he remained for the duration of his career. Berck never retired, continuing to advise students and conduct research even as his illness worsened, according to his wife Cyndi Berck.
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Address the housing crisis with BART

For getting around the Bay Area, BART is one of the most convenient and fast methods available. Although BART riders can experience delays, the trains are generally on time, and riders don’t experience the stress or traffic of driving or taking the bus. The only real downside to this method of transportation is the cost.
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Columns

John Waters, my literary personal trainer

Some habits die hard, and as much as we would like to change them, there is some innate quality about them that makes them not only part of our daily routine but also intrinsic to our character. Whether it be our style of eating (casual grazer or one-meal-a-dayer), our social
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A note about notes

After nearly falling in love with all of my housemates last summer, never having a large fraternity-like community before, I would paraphrase exact correspondences or shards of conversations I overheard.
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