City Council moves toward expanding recycling practices

In an effort to reduce its plastic waste output, Berkeley City Council is looking into increasing the scope of the city’s recycling practices. At its meeting Tuesday evening, the council voted unanimously to refer the Zero Waste Commission to investigate the possibility of expanding the type of plastic that the
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Three pepper-sprayed south of UC Berkeley campus following protest

Three people were pepper sprayed south of the UC Berkeley campus Saturday afternoon after a pro-Palestine protest staged in an intersection drew pro-Israel supporters, according to police. According to Berkeley Police Department Lt. Dave Frankel, a group of about 10 pro-Palestine demonstrators protesting Israeli occupation momentarily took over the intersection
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UC Berkeley ranked as one of most accessible campuses for disabled students

A recently published book states that UC Berkeley is one of five universities that offer enough services to make on-campus residency realistic for students with serious physical disabilities. The book, entitled “College Success for Students with Physical Disabilities,” was published Feb. 1. While all colleges and universities must meet the
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Berkeley-based scientist admits to ethics violations

A prominent Berkeley-based scientist and environmental activist admitted to serious ethical violations in attempting to verify internal documents from an anti-global warming organization. In a Huffington Post blog post published Monday, Peter Gleick, co-founder and president of the environmental protection organization the Pacific Institute and a recipient of a MacArthur “genius”
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