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The fight for a field

$7 million, 2 Title IX investigations and a damaged women’s field hockey program

In 2013, the UC Berkeley field hockey team was kicked off its longtime home, Maxwell Family Field, by Cal Athletics. Today, the team plays at Underhill Field, a converted recreational field lacking permanent bathrooms, storage, stands or a press platform.
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Administrative exodus

Over half of the chancellor’s cabinet has announced their resignations since April 2015

Over half of the chancellor’s cabinet has announced their resignations in the past 19 months, including all but one of the campus’s vice chancellors and vice provosts, casting doubt on UC Berkeley’s reputation and ability to govern itself effectively.
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Dirks to resign after tumultuous tenure as chancellor

Dirks arrived on campus in 2013 and has since faced several high-profile controversies

Dirks began his tenure in 2013 and has since faced several high-profile controversies during his time as chancellor, including reactions to his handling of recent campus sexual misconduct cases and the campus’s cost-cutting efforts in light of its persistent budget deficit.
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Memorial Stadium no longer hosting Manchester United match

The game that had many soccer fans in the Berkeley area in a fervor has been moved from its original site, Kabam Field at Memorial Stadium. Instead, the game — which features Manchester United, one of the world’s most popular soccer teams taking on MLS’ San Jose Earthquakes — will
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