Friends, family remember UC Berkeley sophomore Henry Treadway

The Multicultural Community Center in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union was filled to capacity Friday night, as friends, family and members of the UC Berkeley community filed in to pay their respects to Henry Treadway — the sophomore and El Cerrito native who died last week at Unit
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Eshleman Hall to be demolished months later than projected

Contrary to previous expectations, Eshleman Hall, a building that houses dozens of student groups, will now be demolished in spring 2013 — several months later than originally projected. Prompted by the B.E.A.R.S. Initiative in 2010, the demolition of the building is part of the larger multimillion dollar Lower Sproul Plaza
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The Coffee Bean to replace Tully’s Coffee on campus

The Tully’s Coffee kiosk located in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union building will be changing its name to reflect a new supplier – The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. According to Daniel Kim, the current manager of Tully’s, the kiosk has started incorporating ingredients from The Coffee Bean
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English Studies Institute faces uncertainty over lease agreement

Members of an English language instruction program at UC Berkeley are uncertain about their future place on campus as plans for a major construction project push forward. The English Studies Institute currently leases space on the fourth floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union building. That lease expires
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Regents approve funding for Lower Sproul renovation

The renovation of Lower Sproul Plaza overcame a major hurdle Monday when, in minutes, the UC Board of Regents approved the project as well as the hundreds of millions of dollars of debt that will come with it. The board’s Committee on Grounds and Buildings approved the $193 million project,
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Lower Sproul project to move to one phase

Pending approval by the UC Board of Regents, Lower Sproul Plaza’s renovation will be consolidated into one part instead of two, reducing the cost of the project by millions of dollars. The $223 million project was previously split into two parts: the first including the demolition of Eshleman Hall, and
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