Auto burglaries trend continues on East side of campus

Three auto burglaries were reported in the Witter Field parking lot on Sunday afternoon, in what has become a recent trend on the UC Berkeley campus and surrounding city. According to the UCPD crime logs, all the victims of Sunday’s incidents had their car windows smashed and reported losses ranging
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Faculty angered by suggestion to reschedule midterms for football

An email sent from UC Berkeley administration to campus instructors has caused some to question whether athletics are conflicting with the campus’s academics. Professor Bob Jacobsen, chair of the campus division of the Academic Senate, and Catherine Koshland, vice provost for teaching, learning, academic planning and facilities, asked instructors in
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Campus official responds to critical Memorial Stadium article

A UC Berkeley administrator fired back at the Wall Street Journal in a letter to the editor published Saturday after the paper printed a controversial article about the financing of Memorial Stadium on April 18. The article characterized the renovations as costly and possibly surprising considering the school “hasn’t had a powerhouse
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Notes from spring practice: Stadium will be game ready

With games at AT&T park a distant nightmare, Memorial Stadium is on pace to be ready for the 2012 football season. While the stadium will not be completely operational for Cal’s Sept. 1 home opener against Nevada, it will be able to host a football game. As of now, the
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Tedford discusses spring practice

On Monday, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford held a teleconference interview regarding spring practice, which is scheduled to start on March 13. Some tidbits from the conference:

California State Treasury sells $860 million worth of UC bonds

The California State Treasurer’s Office sold $860 million worth of University of California 100-year bonds, which will be used to fund capital projects at the university, to 70 large investors Tuesday. The money raised from the sale of the bonds — which mature over the course of a century and
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Magnitude 1.6 earthquake hits Berkeley Friday

A magnitude 1.6 earthquake hit Berkeley Friday morning. The quake was centered just south of Memorial Stadium and caused weak shaking and no damage according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Berkeley has seen several earthquakes in the past month, with the most recent rolling through last Saturday just past midnight.
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Berkeley begins week with two more earthquakes

Two more earthquakes rattled Berkeley Monday morning, bringing the total number of earthquakes the city has seen since Oct. 20 up to 16. A magnitude 2.4 earthquake hit at 2:42 am Monday, followed by a magnitude 1.4 at 7:38 a.m. Monday’s quakes come after a magnitude 1.7 quake that hit
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