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After 43 years at UC Berkeley, Provost Breslauer leaves his nest

After witnessing UC's financial cutbacks and student protests during his eight years as UC Berkeley's Executive Chancellor and Provost, George Breslauer is ready to step down

The soft-spoken New York City native considers himself a “nester” of the campus. In many ways, his achievements at UC Berkeley prove him worthy of the title. He has spent his entire professional career at UC Berkeley — a total of 43 years.
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Judicial Council rules in favor of V.O.I.C.E Intiative

Despite multiple charges filed against the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative, the ASUC Judicial Council ruled Friday that they would not disqualify the referendum, citing insubstantial evidence. The charges — the first filed by ASUC President Vishalli Loomba and ASUC Attorney General Deepti Rajendran, and another filed by former CalTV Co-Executive Director Myles Moscato
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Busing the referendum

CAMPUS ISSUES: We are glad the ASUC Judicial Council invalidated the Class Pass referendum but troubled by inaccuracies on the ballot.

Democracy is an ideal that has guided the United States for more than two centuries. Even at the student government level, the ballot should be sacrosanct, which is what makes problems surrounding the ASUC Class Pass referendum so disconcerting. The referendum, which would have extended the campus’s agreement with AC
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Chancellor search committee to meet with campus representatives

Selected faculty members and students will meet at an on-campus stakeholders’ meeting Friday with the advisory committee chosen to recommend a replacement for outgoing UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau. At the meeting, which will be held at Clark Kerr campus, faculty members selected by the Berkeley Division of the Academic
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ASUC senator chosen as board member to oversee commercial activities

Following an over four-hour long discussion, the ASUC senate chose Student Action Senator Christine Yun as a new representative on the board responsible for overseeing income-producing assets of the ASUC. At the last senate meeting of the year, junior James Ephrati was brought in — nominated by the Commercial and
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CalTV director files additional charges against V.O.I.C.E.

Another charge sheet was filed against the V.O.I.C.E. initiative Monday, following an announcement that negotiations are under way to settle current charges against the student fee. The charges — filed by CalTV co-executive director Myles Moscato — allege similar violations of ASUC and university policies regarding campus-based student fees as those in past charge
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VOICE Judicial Hearing in 20 Barrows on April 18, 2012, Judicial Council, L to R, Ryan Mattison, Scott Lara, Suneeta Israni, Erica Furer (Chair), Hinh Tran, Stephanie Chamberlain interviewed V.O.I.C.E. campaign manager Lynn Yu (far right.)

V.O.I.C.E. hearing canceled, settlement being negotiated

The legality of the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative will not be brought to trial Monday after both opposing parties began the process of negotiating a settlement. The settlement would allow V.O.I.C.E. to move forward toward implementation, according to an email sent by campaign manager of the referendum Lynn Yu.  A hearing in
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