Seven computers stolen from Graduate Assembly building

Seven computers worth an estimated $14,000 were stolen from the UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly building between Nov. 23 and 25, according to the UCPD crime logs. At 9:55 a.m. on Nov. 25, UCPD received a call that seven Mac computers were found missing from Anthony Hall and determined that a
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Occupy Cal general assembly votes to re-establish encampment

A crowd of about 3,500 packed into Upper Sproul Plaza Tuesday evening, convening a general assembly where they voted overwhelmingly to re-establish an encampment, despite the police violence that marked encampment efforts last week. The demonstrators gathered on Sproul for the Occupy Cal general assembly, which followed the Open University
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Occupy Cal protesters participate in Thursday evening's general assembly.

Occupy Cal assembly decides not to camp overnight

After discussing issues from police brutality and racism to procedures for making proposals at future meetings, Occupy Cal protesters voted Thursday evening not to camp with tents in Sproul Plaza that night. Eighty-six protesters voted against setting up tents, 20 voted for the proposal and 21 abstained. The Occupy Cal
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Proposals aim to streamline student services at UC Berkeley

Should two new campus proposals be approved, students and student groups could more easily access services from transaction advisers. The student services team of Operational Excellence — a campus cost-cutting initiative aiming to save $75 million annually — presented two proposals to create one-stop centers for student business services and
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ASUC Store Operations Board holds retreat to tackle issues

The ASUC Store Operations Board discussed the possibility of a new charter and reviewed the financial statuses of businesses under its jurisdiction at last weekend’s retreat. Although no official board decisions were made, attendees did briefly discuss the decision to postpone rechartering. A decision to recharter would have involved adopting
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DeCal aims to involve students in Operational Excellence

In an ongoing effort to increase student involvement in UC Berkeley’s cost-cutting Operational Excellence initiative, student government leaders will launch a new DeCal class in September that will give students the option of working directly on initiative projects or conducting research projects. On Sept. 6, about 20 graduate and undergraduate
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Additional cost-saving proposals will be reviewed

One of seven teams within the campus cost-cutting Operational Excellence initiative may soon be another step closer to seeing its proposals enacted. After proposals from the student service initiative team received guidance from the initiative’s program committee, the coordinating committee — composed of one staff member and one faculty member
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