Center for Race and Gender co-sponsors report on Islamophobia

The United States was given a score of 6.4 on a one to 10 scale measuring nationwide Islamophobia, with 10 being the “worst possible situation for Muslims,” in the first annual “Same Hate, New Target” report released June 23. The report, co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Center for Race and
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William Tatlonghari, David Moreno-Medina and Maria Parar visit the Campanile, which will begin being renovated starting July 5. The process will last just under six weeks.

Campanile renovations will cost about $40,000

UC Berkeley’s Sather Tower, better known as the Campanile, will be closed to visitors for six weeks beginning next month to make its entrance more wheelchair accessible. Due to the fact that the only visitor-accessible entrance will be blocked by construction efforts, visitors will not be allowed inside the building
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Code of Student Conduct task force submits final report

Nearly eight months after its creation, the campus’s Code of Student Conduct Task Force submitted its final report Thursday, detailing proposed revisions to the UC Berkeley Code of Student Conduct. The task force was formally charged by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer in October 2010 with the responsibility
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Pedestrian robbed in the Downtown

A pedestrian was the victim of a strong-arm robbery in the Downtown Thursday evening. At about 5:43 p.m., the victim, who is not affiliated with the university, was in front of 2068 Center St., according to a UCPD crime alert. The victim allegedly attempted to purchase prescription pills from a
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Student robbed at gunpoint on Southside

A man was the victim of an armed robbery on Southside Wednesday night. At about 11:45 p.m., the victim, a 19-year student, was standing on the intersection of Dwight Way and Etna Street when he was allegedly approached by three other men who pushed him to the ground while pointing
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Three arrested in Southside hit and run

Three of four suspects involved in a Southside hit and run were arrested on Sunday evening by the Berkeley Police Department. At approximately 6:50 p.m., a Berkeley police officer on Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue spotted a maroon Toyota run a red light, almost causing an accident, and attempted to
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Senator to introduce bill to ban death penalty

State Senator Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, plans to introduce a bill next week that would ban the death penalty in the state of California. If passed by the state Legislature, the bill would place the issue on the November 2012 ballot. If subsequently approved by voters, it would replace the existing
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Budget proposal spurs on UC athletics debate

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series on intercollegiate athletics in the state budget. In just one line situated in the Democrats’ 2011-12 budget proposal, lawmakers have once again reignited the controversy surrounding funding for intercollegiate athletics. Among a seemingly long list of cuts to the various
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