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BERKELEY'S NEWS • DECEMBER 03, 2022

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Megan Messerly

Former managing editor

Megan Messerly is The Daily Californian's managing editor for fall 2014 and spring 2015. She oversees all of the newspaper's content online and in print and runs the day-to-day operations of the the editorial side of the paper. Previously, she served as executive news editor, news editor, city government reporter and general assignment reporter. A story she wrote about an on-campus explosion garnered more than 200,000 online page views. Another story she wrote as part of a series on affirmative action won first place from the California College Media Association. She also reported for the San Francisco Chronicle during the summer of 2013.

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The Occupy Cal protests in fall 2011 were our induction to UC Berkeley. We saw thousands of people gather on Sproul Plaza to listen to UC Berkeley public policy professor and former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich speak. We saw marches in the streets.
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The Occupy Cal protests in fall 2011 were our induction to UC Berkeley. We saw thousands of people gather on Sproul Plaza to listen to UC Berkeley public policy professor and former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich speak. We saw marches in the streets.
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There was a tree I spent hours sitting under freshman year. I used to sit at the base of its trunk and stare up at its branches, and through those branches to the wild blue sky above. The future seemed infinite in those moments, with my body nestled against the trunk of the tree and my life branching out before me, reaching toward the sun in uncountable directions.
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There was a tree I spent hours sitting under freshman year. I used to sit at the base of its trunk and stare up at its branches, and through those branches to the wild blue sky above. The future seemed infinite in those moments, with my body nestled against the trunk of the tree and my life branching out before me, reaching toward the sun in uncountable directions.
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CalSERVE swept all four partisan executive seats in this year’s ASUC election, the ASUC Elections Council announced at the annual tabulation ceremony Thursday evening.
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CalSERVE swept all four partisan executive seats in this year’s ASUC election, the ASUC Elections Council announced at the annual tabulation ceremony Thursday evening.
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A power outage hit the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, impacting about 38,000 customers in total, 29,000 of which are in Berkeley.
A power outage hit the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, impacting about 38,000 customers in total, 29,000 of which are in Berkeley.
King Abdulaziz University, a little-known university in Saudi Arabia, ranks seventh in the world in mathematics, edging out other universities with reputable math departments. But their newfound prestige is a product of an aggressive recruitment program targeting some of the world's top scientists.
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King Abdulaziz University, a little-known university in Saudi Arabia, ranks seventh in the world in mathematics, edging out other universities with reputable math departments. But their newfound prestige is a product of an aggressive recruitment program targeting some of the world's top scientists.
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Before you select the program you want to attend, I highly recommend sitting down to look at your personal finances and the types of grants and scholarships out there. Many private foundations, universities and even the U.S. government are committed to making studying abroad a financial reality for undergraduate students.
Before you select the program you want to attend, I highly recommend sitting down to look at your personal finances and the types of grants and scholarships out there. Many private foundations, universities and even the U.S. government are committed to making studying abroad a financial reality for undergraduate students.
Pull up a map of Beijing. Set your finger down dead center on the city. Draw it slightly up and to the left. It was a Tuesday night in the middle of summer, and I was there, at a small dumpling house in a nondescript part of the city. It’s the part where you wouldn’t go if you were a tourist — an out-of-the-way sort of anyplace you might stumble upon elsewhere.
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Pull up a map of Beijing. Set your finger down dead center on the city. Draw it slightly up and to the left. It was a Tuesday night in the middle of summer, and I was there, at a small dumpling house in a nondescript part of the city. It’s the part where you wouldn’t go if you were a tourist — an out-of-the-way sort of anyplace you might stumble upon elsewhere.
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Lew Olive, 55, allegedly approached a girl by Barrow Lane and began talking to her. The girl and her family, who she was walking with, tried to cross Bancroft Way to get away from him.
Lew Olive, 55, allegedly approached a girl by Barrow Lane and began talking to her. The girl and her family, who she was walking with, tried to cross Bancroft Way to get away from him.
The following are the results of the 2014 ASUC general election, as announced at Thursday night's tabulation at 7 p.m. in the Valley Life Sciences Building.
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The following are the results of the 2014 ASUC general election, as announced at Thursday night's tabulation at 7 p.m. in the Valley Life Sciences Building.
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The student was walking across Dwinelle Plaza when a man made eye contact with her and started to follow her, police said.
The student was walking across Dwinelle Plaza when a man made eye contact with her and started to follow her, police said.