Cases of mumps dramatically increase in last week

In the days following the announcement of an outbreak of mumps on campus, campus officials are taking a series of measures to prevent further spread of the infection. Cases of mumps, so far only identified in students, have risen dramatically since the first instances were announced Friday. From only four
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‘SmartBoot’ program to kick off in two weeks in Berkeley

In an effort to save money and streamline its parking fee collection process, the city of Berkeley is set to implement a new vehicle immobilization “booting” program for cars that would otherwise be towed. The program, which will be implemented in two weeks, will remove the hassle of towing by
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UC Berkeley experiencing outbreak of mumps

There is an outbreak of mumps in the UC Berkeley campus community, campus officials announced late Tuesday night. Cases of the contagious viral infection, which is transmitted by the mucus or saliva of an infected person, were first reported on campus Friday. The confirmed cases were quarantined, but Associate Vice
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The vacant lot on the corner of Telegraph Ave and Haste Street sits empty as cars pass by.

Architecture students propose range of ideas for vacant Telegraph lot

This summer, UC Berkeley architecture students drew up designs ranging from an “Urban Ecology Center” to an Institute for Anarchic Studies to develop the vacant lot on the corner of Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue. Darell Fields, a lecturer in the campus Department of Architecture who provided guidance for the
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Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony for Saul Perlmutter

UC Berkeley physicist Saul Perlmutter awarded Nobel Prize

UC Berkeley professor Saul Perlmutter and two other scientists won a Nobel Prize in Physics for their groundbreaking discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating speed, overturning the previously held belief that the universe was contracting. Perlmutter, also an astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will receive
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City to host fifth annual Town & Gown Conference

Representatives from cities and colleges throughout California will flock to Berkeley later this week, as the city hosts the fifth annual Town & Gown Conference. “Town-gown” describes the relationship between large universities and the cities they coexist with. Hence, the conference — which will take place Thursday and Friday at
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Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony for Saul Perlmutter

UC Berkeley professor wins Nobel Prize

UC Berkeley Professor of physics Saul Perlmutter has won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Perlmutter, who will share the award with two other scientists, was recognized for his work studying supernovae. Brian Schmidt, an astronomer at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University, and Adam
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