March 17 daily roundup: Cloyne spirit unextinguished, Cal Student Store in flames and UCLA on fire against Cal baseball team

Collegiate cyclists race through the intersection of Bowditch Street and Durant Avenue during the Berkeley Streets Criterium. The competition, hosted by Cal Cycling, took place Sunday.

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The daily roundup is a collection of the top stories to read from The Daily Californian. We’ve curated need-to-know articles from all sections of the Daily Cal to give you a quick glimpse at our news coverage.

Top headlines to read:

“In the wake of an early Friday morning vote to prohibit almost all of Cloyne Court’s current and former residents from moving back to the house come fall, many of the house’s members shifted their focus over the weekend from fighting to keep their house to savoring their final months together.” — In the aftermath of vote, Cloyne residents will savor final months in house

“At 10:32 a.m. Saturday morning, Berkeley Fire Department responded to a report of smoke emanating from the roof of the Cal Student Store on Bancroft Way, near Telegraph Avenue.” — Fire breaks out at Cal Student Store on Saturday morning

“Since taking the helm of the University of California at the end of September, UC President Janet Napolitano has been faced with fighting for university funding as the state continues to hash out its 2014-15 budget, challenges from students over campus and university sexual assault policy and addressing on-campus diversity, among other issues.” — UC President Janet Napolitano talks diversity, online education

Sports tonight:

“At the crack of the bat, Cal outfielder Vince Bruno immediately turned and started running back toward the left field wall. The senior was conscious of the fence quickly approaching, but he had to catch UCLA’s Kevin Williams long bomb if he were to keep the 1-1 tie intact.” — Cal baseball loses all three home games to UCLA

“After losing four of its last five games, the Cal men’s basketball team has missed the NCAA tournament for just the second time in head coach Mike Montgomery’s six-year tenure. Instead, the Bears have accepted a bid to the National Invitational Tournament as a No. 2 seed.” — Cal men’s basketball misses NCAA tournament, will play in NIT


“Friday’s ‘Night of Cultural Resistance’ brought students and other members of the Berkeley community together to celebrate  and educate on the subjects of rootedness, resilience, creativity and survival. Organized by the Multicultural Community Center, the campus department of cross-cultural student development, the ASUC Office of the President and ASUC SUPERB, the night was the final event of the Week of Cultural Resistance.” — Hip-hop duo Blue Scholars talks about lessons learned, effect on lyrics

“In 1969, Giuseppe Pinelli, a railway worker and member of a small anarchist collective, was arrested and interrogated for three days by Italian authorities without the presence of a judge in relation to several bomb explosions in Milan and Rome. On the third day, he fell to his death out of a fourth-floor window at the police headquarters where he had been detained. His death was deemed ‘accidental.’ ” — Satirical play ‘Anarchist’ forges a fickle political message

UC Berkeley on the Internet:

“Mining 101 on the UC Berkeley campus a hundred years ago: the basics of dynamite, shoring a mine shaft, mine surveying and mine rescue.” — UC Berkeley taps its old mine shaft to study Hayward Fault

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