Efforts to ban bottled water at UC Berkeley continue

Efforts to ban the sale of bottled water at UC Berkeley continue this semester, with the Cal Student Store being the first on-campus vendor to eliminate its sale of the product. As of now, the student store is the only campus vendor that has stopped selling water bottles. Store director
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CALPIRG seeks to garner 60,000 signatures to ban plastic bags

Local politicians and environmental advocates joined the UC Berkeley chapter of CALPIRG on Upper Sproul Plaza Wednesday to speak about the importance of banning the distribution of single-use plastic bags in California. State Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington joined CALPIRG members at a sparsely attended
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Doe Library celebrates 100th birthday

Now, the library plans for an increasingly digital future while maintaining its print roots

When the Charles Franklin Doe Memorial Library was dedicated on March 21, 1912, architect John Galen Howard envisioned it would be the heart of the then-45-year-old UC Berkeley campus as it continued to grow and expand. On Wednesday, the campus held a celebration of the library’s 100th birthday, complete with
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Stay-away orders against Occupy Cal protesters disputed

This week, a dozen Occupy Cal protesters were issued orders to stay away from the UC Berkeley campus. Since many of those issued the orders are students, all 12 maintain their innocence, and none of the protesters have been convicted yet, concerns have been raised about the fairness of these
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Paul Parish was a Rhodes Scholar in the 1960's but now he tends bar in the UC Berkeley Faculty Club.

Faces of Berkeley: Paul Parish, campus bartender and Rhodes Scholar

Faculty club staff member became close friends with Bill Clinton at Oxford

When Paul Parish was a Rhodes Scholar in the late 1960s, he became close friends with former United States President Bill Clinton. Now, he enjoys a versatile lifestyle as a bartender at the UC Berkeley faculty club, dance instructor and dance critic in Berkeley. Parish’s life journey has led him
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Nancy Skinner hosts discussion on campus about state budget

State Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, hosted a town hall meeting at UC Berkeley Tuesday night to discuss California’s budget challenges well as possible steps the state can take to alleviate financial problems facing higher education. The event was held on the seventh floor of Eshleman Hall and was organized by
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A woman was found dead in a UC Berkeley faculty club on Sunday morning.

Woman found dead in UC Berkeley faculty club

A woman was found dead Sunday morning in the UC Berkeley Women’s Faculty Club, according to police. Cecilia Rasmussen, who was a visitor at the faculty club and not affiliated with UC Berkeley, was discovered by UCPD officers in a room on the third floor of the faculty club just
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