Cutting from the future

The budget deal between Gov. Jerry Brown and state Democrats exemplifies the danger of political paralysis. Sacramento is tied down by petty partisanship that prevented Brown from pursuing tax extensions which could have shaped the budget differently. The result is tragic for all Californians: the University of California now faces
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40 years of CalSO

Program continues to help new students transition

It’s just a jump to the left, then a step to the right, put your hands on your hips and do the pelvic thrust — this long-standing tradition of dancing to the song “The Time Warp” is an initiation for thousands of incoming Berkeley students at Cal Student Orientation, or
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A study indicates students would prefer a cleaner and safer Telegraph Avenue.

Students may want change in Downtown, Telegraph areas

UC Berkeley students might frequent Telegraph Avenue and the Downtown area more often if the areas were safer, cleaner and more inviting and possessed fewer panhandlers and people sitting on the sidewalk, according to a recent survey. Conducted by the Graduate Assembly and other components of the ASUC, the online
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Under summer’s cover

CAMPUS ISSUES: The administration and ASUC did not adequately publicize the ASUC Auxiliary’s oversight change.

The ASUC is a democratically elected body that is responsible first and foremost to the students who form its electorate at UC Berkeley. When significant changes are made to the ASUC, students should be able to expect that they will be informed. Unfortunately, the majority of the student body may
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The ASUC Auxiliary will exist under the Division of Student Affairs in order to align similar services.

ASUC Auxiliary oversight to change

The business arm of the ASUC will soon report to a new campus office for stated reasons of aligning similar services and efficiency. Currently, the ASUC Auxiliary sits in the Office of Administration and Finance and reports to Ron Coley, associate vice chancellor of business and administrative services. But as
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