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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Legal forum on affirmative action in education held at UC Berkeley

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 of affirmative action, a panel of five speakers discussed the legal implications of affirmative action in education Wednesday night. The event, which was
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UC Berkeley would depend on city to respond to ‘Big One’

If an earthquake of 6.7 magnitude or greater occurred on the Hayward fault line, which runs through UC Berkeley and Berkeley, power would be lost, water and sewage pipes would break, freeways would be disrupted and there would likely be landslides. The campus would enter a state of emergency and
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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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