Campus receives $10.1M gift to acquire art of renowned Polish Jewish artist

Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection/Courtesy

Bay Area-based Taube Philanthropies has donated $10.1 million — the largest single monetary gift to acquire art in UC Berkeley history — to the campus’s Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, providing the public with access to the artwork of Polish Jewish artist Arthur Szyk, according to a campus press release issued Monday.
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Demystifying the co-ops

Writers’ Note: We do not presume to cover all, or even the bulk, of the diversity that exists in the Berkeley Student Cooperatives. It is also important to note that the writers are both BSC members. We are humbled by and grateful to the many contributors to this piece.  Maybe
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