UC Berkeley alumni may become federal judges

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved two UC Berkeley alumni on Thursday to fill two of three vacant bench seats in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, headquartered in San Francisco.
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Noam Chomsky discusses conflict in Middle East at lecture in Oakland

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Middle East Children's Allowance, Chomsky gave a talk on U.S.-Israeli relations

Professor is the most prosaic of Noam Chomsky’s titles, but it explains how the octogenarian mustered the stamina to lecture at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland a couple of weeks ago for more than an hour (standing up, pausing once for a sip of water). The occasion celebrated the 25th
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Summer news in review

Even though many students leave UC Berkeley for the summer, news continues to happen. Here is a brief look at the major news that occurred over the summer, from news that happened in and around Berkeley, to national news with implications for Berkeley students: May 16: The campus announced the
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Photo Gallery: Obama Fundraiser – Fox Theatre

President Barack Obama held a fundraiser at the Fox Theater in Oakland on Monday, July 23rd as part of a series of Bay Area fundraisers. Many supporters and protesters gathered outside of the Fox Theatre before, during and after the event.