Students prepare for final round of bioengineering competition

Students from UC Berkeley will have the opportunity to pit their animation software-created simulations of molecular processes against those of other teams in the world championship of the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition to be held from Nov. 5 to 7. The UC Berkeley team’s project focuses on engineering artificial biosensors
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Protest days at UC Berkeley rebranded ‘Occupy Cal’

The November protests planned in response to potential increases in tuition have been renamed Occupy Cal in reference to the wave of Occupy movements that have swiftly swept the nation. The goal of the protests, scheduled for Nov. 9 and 10, is to raise awareness of the possibility of tuition
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UC student regents warn of possible tuition hikes

UC Student Regent Alfredo Mireles Jr. and UC Student Regent-designate Jonathan Stein spoke of impending tuition hikes facing students if they do not voice their opinions at Wednesday night’s ASUC Senate meeting. The UC Board of Regents will be making long-term financial decisions during the next five months and is
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Picnic marks first Food Day at UC Berkeley

The lyrical strains of the California Golden Overtones, free whole grain bread samples and a picnic marked UC Berkeley’s celebration of the first Food Day Monday. The event, sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, is designed to encourage sustainable food production and healthy eating and was
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UC Berkeley report criticizes US immigration enforcement

Contention surrounds a report the UC Berkeley School of Law released Wednesday that analyzed the effects of the U.S. immigration enforcement program. According to the report, the current immigration system pushes individuals through the process of deportation without allowing for sufficient opportunity to challenge the verdict or legal counsel. Secure
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