How to embezzle ASUC funds

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Beverly Pan/Staff

While the ASUC Senate writes the bylaws governing how funds can or cannot be spent, the interpretation and execution of those rules, along with the data regarding transactions, remain opaque and inconsistent. Moreover, the system is extremely easy to game.
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Putting quality education in reach starts early

What do UC Berkeley students and children ages 0 to 5 have in common?

The cost of quality education keeps rising for both of us, and too many California children and young adults will never make it into the preschool classrooms or onto the college campuses that are critical to their ability to survive and thrive in this state.
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UC workers deserve equity and graduates deserve a school that provides it

I cannot proudly and comfortably walk across a stage to accept my diploma knowing that I attend a university that does not respect its workers.

On Monday, the UC’s largest employee union — the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, or AFSCME Local 3299 — went on strike to protest a forced contract and to demand fair and equitable wages for women and people of color employed by the university and students all across the UC.
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Building our fair campus food system

UC Berkeley is experiencing an unprecedented surge of interest in food. Our campus is a complex and dynamic food system, responsible for meeting the needs of more than 41,000 students, 1,500 faculty, 8,800 staff members and 750 lecturers. And yet, as passion for food and justice grows across campus, many still encounter major obstacles to diverse, equitable and inclusive participation in the campus food system.
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Years later, questions remain regarding football player Ted Agu’s death

On March 20, 2014 — six weeks after Cal football player Ted Agu dropped dead on a campus hillside in the early morning — Berkeley campus police Chief Margo Bennett emailed John Wilton, then the vice chancellor for administration and finance, with the warning not to share with others “the documents I gave you yesterday. … The case is not available for a PRA request and I’d like to keep it that way.”
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