Demonstrators run from smoke during a protests in Hong Kong. In recent days, protests have rocked the city as civilians take to the streets to push for democratic changes.

Protesters gather in Hong Kong with a central purpose

Plumes of smoke rose over Hong Kong’s central districts as riot police used tear gas, pepper spray and batons in clashes with protesters engaged in a long-planned civil disobedience movement Sunday to push for universal suffrage and various democratic changes — what experts are calling the largest such protest in
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Campus law school proposes tuition increase

UC Berkeley Law School Dean Sujit Choudhry discussed the potential fee increase at a public town hall Monday at the school. He presented what he called a “modest increase” and outlined reasons for his proposal.
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UC Berkeley alumnus creates scholarship for female athletes

UC Berkeley alumnus and former major league baseball player Jeff Kent donated $531,000 to create a scholarship for female athletes at his alma mater, Cal Athletics announced Sept. 22. The Jeff Kent Women Driven Scholarship Endowment will provide a full scholarship annually to one female student-athlete from tennis, softball, soccer, track or cross country.
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