Hot-hitting Bruins square off against Cal

So far, so good. As the No. 1 Bears continue their treacherous road through the nation’s best conference with a matchup with No. 15 UCLA Friday at Levine-Fricke Field in Berkeley, the squad can reflect on their relative dominance through this point in the season. Cal has swept Stanford, Washington,
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UC private support may be slowing

UC private support through the second quarter of the 2011-12 fiscal year is almost the same as last year, document states

From 2001-02 to 2010-11, the University of California saw an overall increase in private support as it ramped up efforts to garner donations due to state budget cuts — a trend that may be slowing this year. Over the course of fiscal year 2010-11, the UC received almost $1.6 billion
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UCLA surpasses UC Berkeley as most selective campus for Californians

UCLA was more selective than UC Berkeley for fall 2012 in-state applicants, data from the University of California Office of the President released Tuesday show. Fall 2012 admissions rates for Californians applying to the Los Angeles campus stood at 17.7 percent this year, while the admission rate of Californian applicants
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UC students call on state legislator to support workers’ rights legislation

UC students participated in a statewide call-in on Tuesday to California Senator Christine Kehoe, D-San Diego, to push legislation that would expand the rights of California’s domestic workers. The call-in proceeded after a press conference at UC San Diego, where the UC Student Association and the California Domestic Workers Coalition
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UC Berkeley recognized on Reddit’s front page

A golden bear adorned reddit.com’s front page Monday, in celebration of UC Berkeley’s third-place finish in a competition tracking the growth of college subreddits. Reddit — a social news microblogging website where users can submit content and rank posts up or down to decide what posts are on the website’s
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Cal splits matches but still has title hopes

After a landmark upset and a disappointing loss, the No. 10 Cal women’s tennis team remains in the hunt for a portion of the inaugural Pac-12 championship. The Bears gave top-ranked UCLA its first loss of the season Friday in a 4-3 barnburner before falling to No. 4 USC the
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Bears to face No. 1 UCLA in home finale

The Cal and UCLA women’s water polo teams have met once this year in a game that catapulted them on divergent paths. On Feb. 4, the Bears were 10-0 on the season and ranked second in the country, close to making the jump to the top of the collegiate water
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UC Berkeley releases freshman admissions decisions

After a four-month long wait, more than 61,000 anxious students received freshman admissions decisions from UC Berkeley Thursday. UC Berkeley received a record number of applicants this year, but admitted about 12,000 students to the class of 2016 — about the same as in previous years, according to a video
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UC student leaders create committee around minority, race issues for UC campuses

A UC systemwide steering committee created by two student leaders will allow students to address issues around race, campus communities and the place of underrepresented minorities in the UC system. The UNITE committee on campus climate issues, created by UC Student Regent-designate Jonathan Stein and UC Student Association Undergraduate Chair Patrick
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