Twenty years later, mystery and legacy remain

Twenty years ago this month, a UC Berkeley student was killed in Eshleman Hall. And the crime, which created a legacy of security concern and controversy in the building, still remains unsolved. On Feb. 7, 1992, UC Berkeley junior Grace Asuncion was working with her friends in student offices of
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Protesters hang banners from Campanile, Eshleman Hall

Banners with Occupy themes were hung from the Campanile and Eshleman Hall on the UC Berkeley campus Wednesday afternoon. At around 12:15 p.m., a banner reading “Time UC Us Occupy,” was draped down the West face of the Campanile. About five minutes later, three smaller banners were lowered from the seventh
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Computing facility in Eshleman Hall to close after next semester

A campus facility which provides free web hosting and printing for students, faculty and staff will close its lab services after the spring 2012 semester ends, facility staff members announced in an email Wednesday. Staff members of the Open Computing Facility made the decision to close the lab after considering the
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Regents approve funding for Lower Sproul renovation

The renovation of Lower Sproul Plaza overcame a major hurdle Monday when, in minutes, the UC Board of Regents approved the project as well as the hundreds of millions of dollars of debt that will come with it. The board’s Committee on Grounds and Buildings approved the $193 million project,
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Lower Sproul renovation delayed by postponement of UC regents’ meeting

Lower Sproul’s renovation would have reached one of its final major hurdles before the UC Board of Regents Wednesday, when campus leaders from UC Berkeley were prepared to make their case for the multimillion dollar construction project. But with the board’s meeting’s postponement, campus administrators and student leaders are going
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Trading spaces

CAMPUS ISSUES: Though we are sad to see the only 24-hour food-friendly study space on campus lost, we understand the decision.

The ASUC Senate authorized at its meeting last Wednesday the conversion of the Eshleman Library from student space to a commercial venue until next fall, when Eshleman Hall is scheduled to be demolished. However, the authorization won’t really change anything. Last year, former ASUC Auxiliary Director Nadesan Permaul and former
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Two phases of Lower Sproul renovation consolidated into one

Students and administrators have struggled to fit all the pieces of Lower Sproul Plaza’s flashy, multimillion-dollar renovation within its $223 million price tag over the past year. But as the project nears one of its final major hurdles in front of the UC Board of Regents next month, the campus
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Eshleman Library to become commercial space

Eshleman Library — previously the campus’s only 24-hour study space that allowed food and drinks — will officially be turned into commercial space until Eshleman Hall’s planned demolition next fall. The ASUC Senate unanimously approved a bill — authored by Cooperative Movement Senator Elliot Goldstein — at its meeting Wednesday
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