In Sproul Plaza on Thursday, the Berkeley College Republicans tabled in an effort to gain more support for the organization. Their Donald Trump signs drew a mix of protest and support.
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Following an email from Chancellor Dirks announcing his resignation, The Daily Californian asked students about their thoughts on his legacy.
The announcement, made in a letter to representative leaders throughout the UC system, described the search committee — consisting of representatives from UC Berkeley and elsewhere in the UC system — that will evaluate potential candidates for chancellor.
Students protest the cancel for nonpayment policy at Sproul Plaza on Aug. 19, speaking out against a new enrollment and payment policy that demands students pay 20 percent of their tuition by Aug. 19 — later extended to Aug. 30. The new rule has been criticized by students as marginalizing the poor and minority communities.
The Daily Californian got in the pool with Egyptian swimmer Farida Osman, who spent months training through the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. She will compete in her second Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this week in the women’s 100-meter butterfly and 50-meter freestyle.
A new payment policy that requires students to pay 20 percent of their tuition by Aug. 19 or be dropped from all their classes forced Noemi “Mimi” Elias, a rising senior at UC Berkeley, to start a GoFundMe campaign.
In wake of several police shootings across the U.S. and the Oakland police department’s recent sex scandal involving an underage sex worker, about two thousand people demonstrated July 8 in Oakland, CA.
The campus held a vigil for Tarishi Jain on Sproul Plaza on July 5. Jain, an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student, was killed in a terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week.
Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for clarity and brevity. As the cannabis industry burgeons in Berkeley, more female entrepreneurs are entering the plant-for-profit exchange. “There’s no other market that’s extensively open for women to start leading,” said Andrea Unsworth, founder of Stash Twist and chair of the Bay