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Gender Equity Resource Center Director Billy Curtis chosen as San Francisco Pride parade grand marshal

Curtis, who is the director of UC Berkeley’s Gender Equity Resource Center, or GenEq, was selected by the SF Pride Board of Directors as a community Grand Marshal of this year’s parade. Curtis has been a persistent advocate for transforming culture and thought processes about gender and sexuality on the UC Berkeley campus and in the local community.
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Student housing may come to Telegraph Avenue lot after decadeslong vacancy

The lot’s owner, Ken Sarachan, was granted a permit to build the proposed residential structure in February 2017, and submitted a request to modify the permit on May 4. The modification would allow for about 12 more bedrooms to be added to the existing plans for the structure, according to Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington.
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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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