Extermination of park squirrels is a shame

CITY AFFAIRS: Exterminating rodents in Cesar Chavez Park is a regrettable necessity that could have been avoided with proper planning.

When it comes to the potentially environmentally destructive squirrel and gopher infestation at Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley city officials have left themselves with two options: bad and worse.
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City announces plan to exterminate squirrels in Cesar Chavez Park

Squirrels and gophers currently occupy Cesar Chavez Park, a former landfill near the Berkeley Marina, and burrow tunnels that could potentially funnel toxic waste into the Bay. The city announced a pilot plan to tail off their pest problem by trapping and exterminating a portion of the population.
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Things Berkeley students should be thankful for

Yes — the holiday season is just around the corner, which means finals are creeping upon us as well. Just remember these nine things when you’re bawling your eyes out because you can’t remember the difference between a P orbital and an S orbital. Going to UC Berkeley (and not
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3 similarities between college and camping

There are quite a number of outdoorsy people in Berkeley, even if we do live in an urban environment during the semester. We like to think that the redwood trees around campus pay tribute to our affinity for the outdoors. But did you ever consider how your college lifestyle might
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We spy: a ‘corny’ decoration on Sproul

It’s easy to run out of room decorating ideas in college. By second semester, your favorite posters just aren’t cutting it anymore. Actually, they were random posters you got for free at movie screenings in Wheeler or advertisements on Sproul, anyway. So you don’t have very interesting decorations to begin
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