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More voters doesn’t mean answers

The other day, I was asked for the sixth time if I was registered to vote. I’ve been grilled by volunteers at the table at Sproul Plaza, volunteers under Sather Gate, volunteers in front of Dwinelle and Wheeler Halls, volunteers attending my Undergraduate Political Science Association meeting and, alas, still
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UC Berkeley ranks 22 in QS World University Rankings

UC Berkeley has placed 22nd in recently released 2012 QS World University rankings, down one place from last year but up from its 28th-place ranking in 2010. The survey ranks universities on six factors, each on a 100-point scale, including academic reputation, citations per faculty, faculty to student ratio, employer
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Student regent Jonathan Stein speaks during the July 18th 2012, UC Regents meeting.

Budget talks dominate UC Regents meeting’s second day

The second day of the UC Board of Regents’ three-day meeting was dominated by discussions about how proposed strategies to combat the university’s budget shortfall would affect the ethnic diversity of its student body, quality of education and financial affordability for low- and middle-income students.
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