Stipends debated, then approved at final senate meeting

At its last meeting of the semester Wednesday, the ASUC Senate approved stipends for executives and other officials — decreasing the stipends for some officials for whom the financial committee deemed a subpar fulfillment of duties. Of the five ASUC executives, the stipend of Academic Affairs Vice President Julia Joung was
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No bomb found after Northside threat

A bomb threat on Northside kept residents from their homes Wednesday night. Berkeley Police Department officers on scene blocked off parts of Euclid Avenue, Ridge Road, La Loma Avenue, Le Roy Avenue and Le Conte Avenue. Residents were being allowed to leave the affected area, but no one was permitted
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Council holds hearing for third phase of West Berkeley Project

The Berkeley City Council held a public hearing at its meeting Tuesday night to discuss the third phase of the West Berkeley Project, an existing long-term plan that encourages new business growth by easing the city’s permit application process. At the hearing, mixed feelings were voiced by both city residents
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Undergraduates receive scholarships for international research

Twenty-two UC Berkeley students were awarded the second annual Undergraduate Merit Scholarship by the Institute of International Studies at a reception Thursday. The $2,000 merit scholarships were awarded to students who conducted or will conduct research in countries across the globe through independent travel and the UC Education Abroad Program.
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Faces of Berkeley: Derek Low, the mind behind B.R.A.D.

UC Berkeley freshman creates automated haven of dorm room

At first glance, UC Berkeley freshman Derek Low’s dorm room seems like a normal triple — two parallel bunk beds line the walls, furniture is crammed into every corner, and a few colorful posters are tacked to the closet doors. But a closer look reveals motion detectors at the room’s
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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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