Smaller quakes in Berkeley could signal ‘Big One’ is coming

The earthquake that rattled Berkeley early Thursday morning, the ninth tremor in a little over a week, could signal that more quakes, and maybe even the “Big One,” are on their way. The string of quakes in Berkeley on the Hayward Fault began with a magnitude 4.0 quake last Thursday
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Leading up to the ‘Big One’

This page will aggregate The Daily Californian’s coverage of earthquakes as well as earthquake safety and preparedness in Berkeley. Follow The Daily Californian on Twitter for the latest updates as they happen. Co-ops work to raise funds for seismic retrofits By Anjuli Sastry | 11/4/11 Berkeley Student Cooperative residents will
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Joey Freeman spoke at a legal forum on affirmative action Wednesday evening.  The forum, which included a panel of five speakers, was hosted by Phi Alpha Delta, one of UC Berkeley's pre-law fraternities.

Legal forum on affirmative action in education held at UC Berkeley

In light of the Berkeley College Republicans’ bake sale controversy, Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent veto of SB 185 and the subsequent emergence of widespread discussion on the UC Berkeley campus of affirmative action, a panel of five speakers discussed the legal implications of affirmative action in education Wednesday night. The event, which was
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Magnitude 3.6 earthquake shakes Berkeley Thursday morning

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled Berkeley early Thursday morning, making it the ninth quake centered in the city since last Thursday. The earthquake hit at 5:36 a.m. with an epicenter just north of Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor caused light shaking and no
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Furniture inside Campbell Hall was moved around in preparation for the hall being opened for Free Day.  The items inside would have otherwise been destroyed along with the hall in 2012.

UC Berkeley would depend on city to respond to ‘Big One’

If an earthquake of 6.7 magnitude or greater occurred on the Hayward fault line, which runs through UC Berkeley and Berkeley, power would be lost, water and sewage pipes would break, freeways would be disrupted and there would likely be landslides. The campus would enter a state of emergency and
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Students prepare for final round of bioengineering competition

Students from UC Berkeley will have the opportunity to pit their animation software-created simulations of molecular processes against those of other teams in the world championship of the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition to be held from Nov. 5 to 7. The UC Berkeley team’s project focuses on engineering artificial biosensors
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Chalkings announcing "Occupy Cal/Walkout" occurring November 9th have appeared all around campus.

Protest days at UC Berkeley rebranded ‘Occupy Cal’

The November protests planned in response to potential increases in tuition have been renamed Occupy Cal in reference to the wave of Occupy movements that have swiftly swept the nation. The goal of the protests, scheduled for Nov. 9 and 10, is to raise awareness of the possibility of tuition
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Obama announces plan to reduce debt burden on student loan borrowers

In a speech given at the Auraria Campus in Denver, Colo., Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced a plan that would cap federal student loan payments starting in 2012 — two years earlier than initially expected. The plan would cap student loan payments at 10 percent of a borrower’s discretionary income
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