Campus official responds to critical Memorial Stadium article

A UC Berkeley administrator fired back at the Wall Street Journal in a letter to the editor published Saturday after the paper printed a controversial article about the financing of Memorial Stadium on April 18. The article characterized the renovations as costly and possibly surprising considering the school “hasn’t had a powerhouse
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Campus increases use of social media, online platforms for discussion

Due to the inflexibility of current UC Berkeley online discussion forums, campus instructors and administrators are increasingly turning to social media and other online platforms to better communicate with students. Most recently marked by the launch of a campus Facebook application, social media and other nontraditional platforms for discussion are
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Thousands of students came out on November 15th, 2011 to listen to Robert Reich speak and to participate in the Occupy Cal general assembly. (Sean Goebel/File)

Following criticism, UC Berkeley creates new protest response guidelines

  In reaction to the tumultuous protests of last semester, the UC Berkeley administration adopted a new approach to protest response, which it has already implemented in dealing with recent occupations on campus. In a campuswide email sent Tuesday, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and Vice Chancellor for Administration
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Eighteen Occupy Cal protesters detained Friday morning

At around 5:30 a.m. Friday, UCPD officers detained 18 Occupy Cal protesters at their encampment outside of Doe Library, campus officials said. The protesters have not yet decided upon a future course of action in the aftermath of the detainments. Seven student and 11 nonstudent protesters were told that “camping
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Vice chancellor presents campus budget challenges to faculty

As part of a series of conversations between UC Berkeley faculty members and campus leaders, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton discussed the state of the campus budget and its challenges with the faculty Monday. In his presentation, Wilton stressed the importance of looking at multiple ways to
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Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer speak on the current state of the university.

UC Berkeley Chancellor says trigger cuts are ‘assured’

The University of California will be cut up to a further $100 million in state funding, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said Friday. In an interview with The Daily Californian’s Senior Editorial Board Friday afternoon, Birgeneau said that when he and campus Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance John Wilton
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