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Coming home (again) to Wheeler Hall

In a day and age that seems to hold the STEM fields in ever-growing esteem while valuing the humanities less and less, the walls and halls of this building stand out, having witnessed and been part of key moments in the campus’s history. Wheeler Hall and the wild journey it sent me on serve as physical reminders of why I do what I do as an English major.
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BART police crack down on crime

The total number of thefts involving electronic devices at BART stations has decreased over the last few months, likely as a result of BART Police Department’s efforts to crack down on crime, said BART spokesperson Chris Filippi.
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BART opens new Downtown Berkeley station entrance

BART opened a new street-accessible entrance at its Downtown Berkeley Station on Monday morning. The entrance, located on the west side of Shattuck Ave. and Allston Way, allows for easier access to platforms and begins a larger series of station renovations.
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City calls for BART plaza sculpture submissions

Calling all artists: until the end of the month, the city of Berkeley is looking for a sculpture to be featured as part of the renovated Downtown BART plaza. The open call is for an already-made sculpture to be featured in the plaza.
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BART Board approves Safe Transit policy

The Safe Transit policy prevents BART employees — including members of the BART Police Department — from asking about riders’ immigration statuses unless directed by state laws, federal regulations or court orders.
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East Bay prepares for Golden State Warriors championship parade Thursday

In celebration of its 2017 NBA championship victory, the Golden State Warriors, along with the City of Oakland, will host a parade and rally in downtown Oakland on Thursday. Public transportation, such as BART and AC Transit, have been busy preparing for the large crowds with planned street closures and expected heavy ridership.
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