‘Loss of a safety net’: Lack of Student Technology Fund fee impacts UC Berkeley

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Despite the Student Technology Fee receiving a majority of the votes in the 2021 ASUC Elections, it failed to meet a campus policy that requires a minimum voter threshold of 20% of all enrolled and eligible students to be met for a referendum to pass. The failed renewal of the referendum impacts students' ability to access technology services.

The failed renewal of the Student Technology Fee during the ASUC elections in April impacts students’ ability to access technology services.
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CalSTAR faces challenges in efforts to launch first rocket

This is Tushar Singla, a first-year mechanical engineer who joined UC Berkeley’s first competition rocket club — Space Technologies and Rocketry Team, or CalSTAR. On Dec. 3, 2016, the group launched its first rocket into the sky at Snow Ranch Launch Site. All the members had their eyes set on winning the NASA Student Launch competition.
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