New UC Berkeley website monitors electricity usage in campus buildings

A UC Berkeley energy-saving program launched a website Tuesday that allows students, faculty and staff to track the electricity usage of campus buildings. The website, called myPower at Berkeley, seeks to provide the campus community with information about day-to-day electricity usage. It was launched by the campus Energy Management program,
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Woman robbed at gunpoint on College Avenue

A woman was robbed of her cellphone at gunpoint on College Avenue Thursday. According to a UCPD crime alert, the 19-year-old female was listening to music on her iPhone at around 9:28 p.m. near the intersection of College and Parker Street when a male suspect ran up to her from
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Student advocate candidates discuss office’s role on campus

Two candidates running for student advocate in the 2012 ASUC general election said the office could work to reach more students, while another candidate said he would change the responsibilities of the office dramatically if elected. Students will decide between independent candidate Stacy Suh, Defend Affirmative Action Party candidate Victor
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Berkeley City Council to appoint new director of planning

Berkeley City Council is set to appoint former Oakland deputy director of planning and zoning Eric Angstadt as the city’s new director of planning at its meeting Tuesday night. If appointed, Angstadt will be the administrative head of the Department of Planning and manage a staff of more than 58
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Report: Leftism at the UC leads to skewed education

Liberal faculty and politically correct thinking at the University of California has resulted in students receiving a decrepit and biased education, a report released this month by a conservative think tank claims. An April report released by the privately funded California Association of Scholars entitled “A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting
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Santorum takes aim at California’s college curriculum

Facts eluded presidential candidate Rick Santorum when he took aim at the history curriculums at California’s universities Monday. “I was just reading something last night from the state of California,” Santorum said at a campaign stop in Wisconsin. “And that the California universities — I think it’s seven or eight of
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