ASUC senator chosen as board member to oversee commercial activities

Following an over four-hour long discussion, the ASUC senate chose Student Action Senator Christine Yun as a new representative on the board responsible for overseeing income-producing assets of the ASUC. At the last senate meeting of the year, junior James Ephrati was brought in — nominated by the Commercial and
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Faces of Berkeley: Jeff Deutsch, student store director leaving for Stanford

Cal Student Store director reflects on work, student partnerships

Working with college students all day long is not everyone’s ideal job — but for Jeff Deutsch, director of the Cal Student Store, it is a unique and challenging experience that inspires satisfaction and pride. For years, Deutsch has been working five to seven days a week on store and
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ASUC Store Operations Board in dispute over vote

The ASUC Store Operations Board, a body of students and administrators that oversees ASUC commercial activities like the Cal Student Store, is embroiled in a dispute over the appointment of a third party to search for a new executive director. The controversy concerns a board committee’s vote to commission a
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Bears, businesses score with return of Touchdown Mondays

After Cal football’s Sept. 17 victory over Presbyterian College, Jeff Tedford — now the winningest coach in Cal football history following his 75th win — was not the only one with something to celebrate. Students received a record-breaking 30 percent discount last Monday at the Cal Student Store as part
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Free Adobe software pilot program to cost campus $500,000

This fall, UC Berkeley will begin a year-long program for students that will allow them to download Adobe software packages for free as part of an agreement with the company that will cost the campus about $500,000. Beginning Sept. 6, students will be able to download the Adobe Creative Suite
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Ned’s parent company files for bankruptcy

The parent company of Ned’s Berkeley Bookstore filed for bankruptcy last month to undergo a restructuring of debt, though company officials claim business will continue as usual. Nebraska Book Company — which owns over 290 stores and sells textbooks to over 2,500 stores across the nation —  filed for Chapter
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