UC Berkeley student launches petition calling for pass/no pass grading option for all fall 2020 classes

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According to Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, chair of the campus Academic Senate, a decision on how pass/no pass grading will operate this semester will likely be made by the end of the week.

A petition to the UC Berkeley Division of Student Affairs calling for a pass/no pass, or P/NP, grading option for all classes and major requirements for fall 2020 has garnered 5,420 signatures as of publication time since its creation Monday.
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PG&E law won’t solve perennial fire crises

STATE AFFAIRS: CA, localities must invest in firefighting infrastructure, vegetation maintenance, community shelters

Lawmakers cannot foist all the blame onto PG&E, nor can utility reforms alone protect the state. In the past three years, Californians have witnessed the two largest fires in state history.
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