Southside Plan will increase affordable housing around campus

Following longstanding efforts to increase affordable housing throughout the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley City Council’s passage of the Southside Plan last week will further promote the development of affordable units over the next few years as the city seeks to increase the availability of low-cost housing for UC Berkeley
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Feist: Metals

Anticipating Feist’s latest album, four years since the release of her last, has been relatively frustrating. It took patience to wait for some more of those smooth, synthy jazz tracks heard on Let It Die, or the lighter lyrical pop that colored The Reminder. Granted, Feist and crew did release
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UC Berkeley sees rise in hate crimes in 2010

Amid racially charged protests Tuesday, UCPD sent out its annual campus safety report — which shows more than three times as many hate crimes occurring in the campus community in 2010 than in the previous year. According to the report, UCPD received intelligence of 22 hate crimes in 2010 versus
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The Daily Californian: 40 years of independence

The Daily Californian proclaimed its independence from the campus 40 years ago today, months after a controversial editorial angered UC Berkeley officials into firing the editors responsible for its publication. The front-page editorial, published May 11, 1971, encouraged readers to “Take Back (People’s) Park” and tear down the fence that
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 4

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) The Cardinal did not have a game this week. But since the squad is still undefeated and Andrew Luck is still the quarterback, Stanford nonetheless tops the power rankings. The team faces the daunting challenge of UCLA this weekend. — Jonathan Kuperberg No.
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Research reconstructs brain activity

Scientists could recreate dreams and memories with new brain imaging technology developed by UC Berkeley researchers. With the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging, activities created by the brain from watching YouTube videos were reconstructed, allowing scientists to view the images that the brain observed. The research was published Sept.
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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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Panel discusses possibility of student supermajority district

A UC Berkeley student has not been elected to the Berkeley City Council since 1984, when Nancy Skinner became the first student to ever serve as a council member. After 27 years, students are working to change that with the creation of a student supermajority district. But students are not
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No. 1 Bears head to L.A. for first Pac-12 trip

Memories of the Galen Center on the USC campus are particularly vivid for some members of the Cal volleyball team. “We had match point,” junior Correy Johnson said. “And we lost it ourselves. We had a hitting error into the net on match point.” The Trojans handed the Bears their
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