New UC Berkeley website monitors electricity usage in campus buildings

A UC Berkeley energy-saving program launched a website Tuesday that allows students, faculty and staff to track the electricity usage of campus buildings. The website, called myPower at Berkeley, seeks to provide the campus community with information about day-to-day electricity usage. It was launched by the campus Energy Management program,
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Student advocate candidates discuss office’s role on campus

Two candidates running for student advocate in the 2012 ASUC general election said the office could work to reach more students, while another candidate said he would change the responsibilities of the office dramatically if elected. Students will decide between independent candidate Stacy Suh, Defend Affirmative Action Party candidate Victor
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Report: Leftism at the UC leads to skewed education

Liberal faculty and politically correct thinking at the University of California has resulted in students receiving a decrepit and biased education, a report released this month by a conservative think tank claims. An April report released by the privately funded California Association of Scholars entitled “A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting
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UC Berkeley Labor Center to host teach-in

The UC Berkeley Labor Center will host a teach-in April 4 featuring a number of the campus’s preeminent economic and political science thinkers, as well as outside speakers and activists. The event, “Economic Inequality Teach In: Causes, Consequences and Solutions,” will analyze the issues surrounding the current economic climate and
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Al Gore video chats with UC Berkeley students

Former vice president Al Gore spoke to a class of about 25 students via video chat Monday morning at the UC Berkeley School of Law about renewable energy and climate change issues. Gore dialed into the class, which focuses on renewable energy methods and policy that will aid the planet
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Former Student Action senate candidate says he plans to run as an independent

But the ASUC attorney general says Andrew Kooker will remain a Student Action candidate on the ballot

UC Berkeley freshman Andrew Kooker said in a statement on Friday that he still plans to run for ASUC Senate as an independent candidate, despite being dropped from the Student Action slate last Saturday. Student Action removed Kooker as one of the party’s senate candidates following controversy that arose over
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UC Berkeley releases freshman admissions decisions

After a four-month long wait, more than 61,000 anxious students received freshman admissions decisions from UC Berkeley Thursday. UC Berkeley received a record number of applicants this year, but admitted about 12,000 students to the class of 2016 — about the same as in previous years, according to a video
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UC Berkeley administration’s Occupy Cal emails released

The Daily Californian has obtained almost 140 emails sent between UC Berkeley administrators detailing how they reacted to the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest. The emails, received by the Daily Cal from the campus’ Public Records Office at noon Wednesday, paint in broad strokes how campus officials responded to the
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