UC Berkeley is increasing student housing. But is it putting its real issues to bed?

CAMPUS ISSUES: As UC Berkeley goes forward in its ambitious housing efforts, it needs to be more sensitive to the needs of its student body

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In the early April, students living in UC Berkeley’s University Village in Albany received notices stating that those deemed “emotionally unfit” were susceptible to eviction. After outrage from tenants, this troublesome clause was removed before it was ever enforced. It’s insensitive notifications such as this one that are an example
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It Takes a Village

Vic Wharton III and DeVante Wilson tackle fatherhood, school and football

About four miles west of the UC Berkeley campus sits a 58-acre enclave of homes in Albany. There are park benches, playgrounds and street signs straight out of suburbia. The waterfront is within walking distance. Townhomes and apartments line the streets while remnants from pumpkin-carving parties still lie in the
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