Dykes’ arrival marks new chapter in Cal football history

Amid the downpour of dead week, excitement is in the Berkeley air. Call it the oncoming Bear raid. Or perhaps Air Bears. With Sonny Dykes and the “air raid” offense coming to Cal, nicknames for the 2013 Bears’ offense have already been floated throughout the campus community and blogosphere. “What’s
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Election will have powerful impact on UC

Cuts in state funding have taken toll on public education

With state funding accounting for only about 11 percent of UC Berkeley’s operating budget in the 2011-12 academic year, a question arises as to what, exactly, defines a public university. We believe that while sources of revenue are an element of the equation, there are other important attributes that must
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Home improvement: The return of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium is more than a football field — it's a capsule of Cal's legacy.

From December 1922 to November 1923, a coliseum was constructed at the foot of the Berkeley hills dedicated to the fallen California comrades of the Great War. On Sept. 1, 2012, a cannon will sound from Strawberry Canyon, marking a new chapter in the rich history of California sports. Memorial Stadium is back.
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Police raid the Gill Tract occupiers in Albany on May 14.

Litigation continues against Gill Tract occupiers

Ongoing litigation continues against protesters who occupied UC-owned land in Albany two weeks after UCPD cleared out the encampment. Two of the 10 protesters arrested during the May 14 raid on the Occupy the Farm camp had their charges dropped by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office last Wednesday, and
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Nine arrested following police raid on Occupy the Farm

ALBANY, Calif. — UCPD arrested nine protesters as they retook control of UC-owned land in Albany Monday morning. Officers from UC Berkeley and seven other UC campuses issued a dispersal order to Occupy the Farm protesters — most of whom were outside the east gate to the land near the
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