Breaking down the status of affirmative action at UC Berkeley

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a significant victory to supporters of affirmative action June 23 when it upheld the consideration of race in the admissions policy of the University of Texas at Austin. But the decision won’t impact the university’s admissions policy because California state law supersedes the verdict.
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1 week after UCLA shooting, UC Berkeley community reflects on campus safety

A week ago, UC Berkeley sophomore Chelsea Evans drove to UCLA to visit her boyfriend. But before she could meet him at his residence hall, UCLA security guided her into lockdown on the first floor of the building. Instead of reuniting with her boyfriend face-to-face, she was left texting him from a supply room surrounded by strangers. There was a gunman on campus.
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