University of California wins Environmental Protection Agency award for sustainability efforts

Chou Hall in the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, which opened in August, aims to be the first zero-waste building on campus by 2018.
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Chou Hall in the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, which opened in August, aims to be the first zero-waste building on campus by 2018.

The University of California was awarded the Excellence in Green Power Use Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, on Monday for its efforts to reduce emissions and consistently generate sustainable energy.
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Neil McClintick

Looking for a sign: The perks of community college

Community-less College

I stared intently, mesmerized by the infinitely repeating loop. Evergreen Valley, Foothill, De Anza, San Jose City — the names of local community colleges continuously flashed in red-lit font across the canvas of the LED sign normally used for banal announcements. My friend and I had been casually laying in
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Sigma Chi becomes 1st campus fraternity to install solar panels

A grant from The Green Initiative Fund, or TGIF, will enable Sigma Chi fraternity to begin installing a solar panel system for its chapter house Wednesday, making it the first fraternity at UC Berkeley to harness electricity through solar energy. The installation is scheduled to be completed Friday.
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