Congresswomen urge Dirks to improve campus sexual assault prevention and response

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UC Berkeley junior Sofie Karasek, speaking, and other student survivors of sexual assault met with Rep. Barbara Lee, far left, and Rep. Jackie Speier, far right, to discuss campus sexual assault policies with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks.

Amid a federal investigation and state audit into UC Berkeley’s handling of sexual assault cases, two U.S. congresswomen compiled recommendations to Chancellor Nicholas Dirks on Monday, fewer than three weeks after they met with Dirks and student survivors on campus.
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Independent candidate Stanford Bush ruins ASUC campaigning

To kick off the first week of campaigning, staffers and candidates on Sproul Plaza were met with an unexpected thunderstorm Monday. However, contrary to popular belief, the tempest was not the working of Mother Nature’s wrath but rather the campaign designs of independent ASUC presidential candidate Stanford H. Bush. When
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