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Hiring policy to ‘Ban the box’ extends to all UC campuses

Under a new University of California hiring policy, prospective university employees will no longer be asked about prior convictions in their initial employment applications. This push to “ban the box” will take effect as early as October, just over a year after UC Berkeley became the first UC campus to institute the policy.
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Underground Scholars Initiative celebrates 2nd graduating class

Francis, or “Frankie,” Guzman, a 2007 UC Berkeley graduate, returned to his alma mater Sunday afternoon to address the second graduating class of the Underground Scholars Initiative, a pioneering program unique to UC Berkeley that connects campus resources to formerly incarcerated students and students with formerly incarcerated family members.
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On listening

Bits of Berkeley

This semester, we set out to tackle university issues that seemed too complicated to address in one week’s column. We thought that maybe with two weeks, we could present a fuller image of the issues we hoped to explore. Unsurprisingly, we found that we could not. While two weeks allowed
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