Man robbed Sunday evening on Southside

A man was the victim of an armed robbery Sunday south of the UC Berkeley campus, according to a UCPD crime alert released Monday. At around 10:15 p.m., a 19-year-old male was near the intersection of Dwight Way and Hillegass Avenue when he was approached from behind by a suspect
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Three men allegedly attempt strong arm robbery Friday

UCPD has arrested three males for allegedly attempting a strong arm robbery Friday near the UC Berkeley campus. At around 10:30 p.m., a 28-year-old man was walking on Channing Way between Piedmont Avenue and Prospect Street, when he was approached by three males in their early 20s, according to the
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Man robbed at gunpoint south of UC Berkeley campus

A man was robbed at gunpoint Thursday south of the UC Berkeley campus, police say. At 8:31 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Channing Way and Atherton Street, a man was approached by another man who allegedly displayed a silver handgun and robbed him of cash, according to a UCPD
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UC announces Berkeley Lab’s second campus

University of California officials announced Monday that the Richmond Field Station has been chosen as the preferred site for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s second campus. According to a lab press release, the site presents the “best opportunity to solve the Lab’s pressing space problems while allowing for long-term growth.”
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Campus to adopt e-textbooks

In an effort to cut down on the cost of textbooks for students, UC Berkeley will subsidize electronic textbooks for students in several courses next fall through an online pilot program. Eight faculty members have agreed to use electronic textbooks provided by the McGraw-Hill publishing company to teach their courses
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City unemployment rate drops to 8.9 percent

Though Berkeley’s unemployment rate reached its lowest point in nearly three years in December, local employers and statewide trends suggest recovery remains precarious. Berkeley’s unemployment rate was 8.9 percent in December, the lowest rate since February 2009, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. According to
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Former UC regent Ward Connerly accused of mishandling funds

Former University of California regent Ward Connerly, best known for his efforts to end affirmative action in California and across the nation, has been accused of mishandling funds by a former employee. In addition to facing allegations of excessive compensation by former employee Jennifer Gratz, the nonprofit American Civil Rights
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Weekly Recap: Episode One (Jan. 15 – Jan. 22)

Welcome to the first episode of the “Weekly Recap”, narrated by Photo Editor Kevin Foote. This video covers the first week of school and all its happenings: -Bookstores were crowded with students buying books. -Bus passes were distributed. -It started raining Thursday (Jan. 19). -Occupy Cal rally at noon on
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