Student Action party announces executive slate for upcoming elections

Following a sweep of four executive seats last year, the Student Action party announced its executive candidates Sunday for the upcoming 2012 ASUC general election. Current Student Action Senators Connor Landgraf, Justin Sayarath and Shahryar Abbasi will run for the offices of president, executive vice president and external affairs vice
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Amid controversy, Louis Farrakhan gives speech at UC Berkeley

Religious leader Louis Farrakhan spoke to a full Wheeler Auditorium at the Afrikan Black Coalition Conference Saturday, despite concerns voiced by campus groups regarding anti-Semitic, homophobic and other controversial statements they say he has made in the past. Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, talked about black empowerment and
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Campus research brief details disparities in retirement financial prospects between whites, blacks and Hispanics

UC Berkeley researchers from the campus Center for Labor Research and Education released a research brief detailing significant disparities between retirement financial prospects for U.S. whites and for blacks and Hispanics. The “Black and Latino (In)Security” brief, which was published on the center’s website in late February, states that the rate
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English Studies Institute faces uncertainty over lease agreement

Members of an English language instruction program at UC Berkeley are uncertain about their future place on campus as plans for a major construction project push forward. The English Studies Institute currently leases space on the fourth floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union building. That lease expires
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Faces of Berkeley: Jeff Deutsch, student store director leaving for Stanford

Cal Student Store director reflects on work, student partnerships

Working with college students all day long is not everyone’s ideal job — but for Jeff Deutsch, director of the Cal Student Store, it is a unique and challenging experience that inspires satisfaction and pride. For years, Deutsch has been working five to seven days a week on store and
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