ASUC supports soda tax, peer counseling

The ASUC Senate introduced four bills Wednesday regarding the support of a city soda tax, revisions to the budget, a peer counseling committee and amendments to the fund for the Berkeley Student Cooperative.
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International students on UC Berkeley’s reputation abroad

As everyone knows, UC Berkeley is a very diverse school with students from all over the world. For the fall 2013 semester, international students represented 17.4 percent of incoming freshmen. In the United States, Cal is widely recognized as one of the top universities academically, but we’re also famous for liberalism,
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GOP gubernatorial candidate proposes higher education facelift

A trailing California gubernatorial candidate released an extensive plan to overhaul the state’s education system Tuesday, proposing a major expansion of online course offerings and free tuition for students in math and science degree programs statewide, among other initiatives.
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Learning in, and from, Korea

Social Double-take

Wind the clock back 13 years and look halfway across the globe, and you’ll find me: a curious and eager 6-year-old girl in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. If it’s a Saturday, you’re in luck. My Saturdays weren’t filled with morning cartoons and the full-fledged satisfaction in the arrival of the
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New scholarship rewards young talent in STEM fields

Eight UC Berkeley students will each receive $5,000 a year as part of the STEM Scholarship Program, a new undergraduate program that will provide financial aid to students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
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Women in STEM fields awarded by Assemblymember Skinner

Thirteen women and three organizations were honored for furthering the involvement of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, known collectively as STEM fields, by state Assemblymember Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, on Thursday. The honorees of the 15th Assembly District’s annual Women of the Year Award ceremony were all proponents
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