Campus pub to open with new management

The Bear’s Lair Pub on campus will open under new management this week, about one year before the space will likely close as part of a broader renovation project for Lower Sproul Plaza. At a meeting of the ASUC Store Operations Board last Thursday, board members said a partnership of
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Controversy continues in Auxiliary’s realignment

Though the administrative arm of the ASUC began reporting to a different department on campus July 1, little else has changed so far. Aside from its direct change in reporting structure, further effects of the ASUC Auxiliary’s highly debated realignment to the Division of Student Affairs will come later, officials
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ASUC Auxiliary financial services manager appointed interim director

Dean of Students Jonathan Poullard announced Monday the appointment of Marilyn Stager as the interim director for the ASUC Auxiliary. Stager, currently the financial services manager for the Auxiliary, will begin Sept. 1 and will replace Nadesan Permaul, who retired June 29. Stager has served as the financial services manager
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ASUC senator-elect arrested in San Bernardino immigration rally

ASUC Senator-elect Ju Hong and six other students were released from jail Wednesday morning after being arrested in San Bernardino on Tuesday for blocking a city street during an immigration rally. Hong, an undocumented student at UC Berkeley, and the six others were charged with unlawful assembly and failure to
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Operating cost projections for Lower Sproul renovation show deficit

Projections for the operating costs of the redesigned Lower Sproul Plaza show a negative cash flow associated with the future facilities, according to a presentation from a consultant to the plaza’s renovation project. A deficit as high as $800,000 may occur between 2019 and 2022, after an expected bump in
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Questions surround ASUC Auxiliary director’s retirement

ASUC Auxiliary Director Nadesan Permaul’s retirement only two days before the auxiliary underwent a major realignment prompted some to question whether the realignment was used as an opportunity to force his retirement. Though talk of Permaul retiring in a few years or sometime later this academic year had already been
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Retirement of ASUC Auxiliary Director announced

After 33 years of employment at UC Berkeley, ASUC Auxiliary Director Nadesan Permaul retired Wednesday, just days before the auxiliary undergoes a major realignment. During his time on campus, Permaul has held positions in the Department of Recreational Sports, the Physical Plant, UCPD, Parking and Transportation and the ASUC Auxiliary.
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Studio adds art classes to close deficit

The ASUC Art Studio, which has been on the UC Berkeley campus for over 50 years, plans to expand the amount of classes it offers in an effort to close its ongoing deficit. Accordingly, the ASUC Store Operations Board discussed the future of the studio at its meeting last Wednesday.
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