CalTV director files additional charges against V.O.I.C.E.

Another charge sheet was filed against the V.O.I.C.E. initiative Monday, following an announcement that negotiations are under way to settle current charges against the student fee. The charges — filed by CalTV co-executive director Myles Moscato — allege similar violations of ASUC and university policies regarding campus-based student fees as those in past charge
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Nurses strike outside of Alta Bates

Nurses protest cuts to healthcare and pay

Registered nurses picketed outside Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on Telegraph Avenue Tuesday morning to strike against the proposed cutbacks from Sutter Health Corporation. The nurses gathered starting at 7 a.m. for the third one-day strike held since the conflict with the corporation began, according to Eric Cook, a nurse
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May 1 Day of Action Live Blog

Groups from around the Bay Area and nationwide have planned demonstrations, rallies and strikes to coincide with Tuesday’s international May Day of Action and general strike. May 1 is International Workers’ Day, an official holiday in many countries around the world and a day to recognize the international labor movement. In the
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Male victim of strong arm robbery on Grinnell Pathway

A UC Berkeley affiliate was allegedly robbed of his cell phone on the western part of campus Friday night. Around 7 p.m., the 21-year-old affiliate was talking on his cell phone while walking westbound on the Grinnell Pathway. As the victim passed the loading dock of the Life Sciences Addition, he
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Man victim of armed robbery on Gayley Road

A UC Berkeley affiliate was the victim of armed robbery Friday night near Northside. A 20-year-old male was walking towards the Foothill Dining Commons on Gayley Road south of Hearst Avenue when he was approached by a male around 11:00 p.m, according to police. After asking to use the victim’s cell
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Ned’s Bookstore downsizing and remodeling

Ned’s Berkeley Bookstore will be downsizing and remodeling its Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue location to save money, just as the spring semester is about to end. The bookstore is giving up its lease on the three floors adjacent to the store and will move books and materials originally stored
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Lebanese Student Association withdraws from national network

After the president of the Lebanese Student Association at Berkeley resigned from his executive positions in both the club and national Lebanese Collegiate Network April 23, the association also separately decided to withdraw from the network. UC Berkeley senior Andrew Elkhoury said he left his position as elected vice president
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