5 amazing projects from Cal Hacks

More than 1,000 hackers gathered at Memorial Stadium this weekend for Cal Hacks, a 36-hour hackathon where students compete by coding apps. The Clog went around to some of the hackers to talk about their projects. Here are five we thought were the most creative and useful for college students. 1.
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UC Berkeley ranks 22 in QS World University Rankings

UC Berkeley has placed 22nd in recently released 2012 QS World University rankings, down one place from last year but up from its 28th-place ranking in 2010. The survey ranks universities on six factors, each on a 100-point scale, including academic reputation, citations per faculty, faculty to student ratio, employer
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Regents approve new UCSD chancellor’s salary at meeting

At its meeting Wednesday, the UC Board of Regents approved newly selected UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla’s salary of about $411,000 — which is 4.8 percent higher than his predecessor’s — despite disapproval from Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom at the meeting. In addition to salary and benefits, the university will also
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