ASUC Senate to consider bill supporting Occupy Cal movement

The ASUC Senate will meet Wednesday night to consider a bill that supports the Occupy Cal movement, which includes a Nov. 9 walkout and noontime rally on Sproul Plaza, and that provides financial support for buses to transport students to the upcoming UC Board of Regents meeting at UC San
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UC Berkeley protest to join Oakland’s

Organizers hope that UC Berkeley students will take part in a campus walkout planned Wednesday as a show of support for protests in the East Bay. The walkout is expected to begin at 11 a.m. with students meeting in Sproul Plaza before leaving for Oakland, according to the Reclaim UC
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Haas undergraduate grades no longer required to be curved

Undergraduate students may no longer face curved classes in the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, giving professors more flexibility in how they grade their classes. The school announced to students last week an amendment to its grading policy that abolishes the requirement for curving grades for all undergraduate business
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Lower Sproul Fee Committee made over a year after referendum

A committee charged with the oversight of the millions of dollars of student fees pouring into Lower Sproul Plaza’s renovation project is just now coming together, more than a year after it should have been formed. Despite being prescribed by student referendum, the campus failed to put the committee together.
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UC Berkeley forum discusses affirmative action

In light of the Berkeley College Republicans’ bake sale controversy, Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent veto of SB 185 and the subsequent emergence of widespread discussion on the UC Berkeley campus, a panel of five speakers discussed the legal implications of affirmative action in education Wednesday night.The event, which was organized
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ASUC to discuss bill in support of protests against potential tuition hikes

Bill presented after UC student regents present on university's budget crisis

 Shortly after the UC student regents presented on the financial crisis facing the university, a bill supporting rallies protesting potential tuition hikes was proposed to the ASUC . SB 118 — also called the “Bill in Support of the November Days of Action” — supports a walkout and noontime rally
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