Coffee in the atompshere

Berkeley coffee shops are defined by their unique and lively atmospheres. The Daily Cal hits the streets to find out what attracts students and residents to their favorite coffee haunts.

Battle of the Frozen Desserts: Ice cream vs. Fro-Yo

Frozen desserts have always fascinated Berkeley’s community especially during summertime. The Daily Cal hits the streets to get the scoop on how they pick between Fro-yo and ice cream. First off, supporters of Fro-yo share some of their passion for the light, self-served dessert. On the other side, others favor
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Berkeley Artists Color Telegraph Avenue

Artists and craftsmen have defined Berkeley’s community for years. The Daily Cal hits the streets to get the scoop on how they chose Telegraph Avenue as their creative sweet spot.

UC Board of Regents approves 9.6 percent fee hike

SAN FRANCISCO — Expressing disgust and sadness at placing an additional burden on students and families, the UC Board of Regents voted to approve a 9.6 percent fee increase at its meeting Thursday while at the same time calling for increased efforts by the UC community to demand that the
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UC Regents defer discussion of fee hikes to Thursday’s meeting

Despite repeated expressions of concern regarding a proposed 9.6 percent fee hike throughout the Wednesday meeting of the UC Board of Regents,  the board deferred most discussion regarding the increase to Thursday, instead choosing to address upcoming challenges to maintaining the university’s excellence in the face of deep budget cuts.
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Hallowed End

It all began on a quiet, foggy evening in front of Number 4, Privet Drive. A curious-looking man with a long, scraggly beard and half-moon spectacles stepped before the scene. His hat, pointy. His demeanor, warm and kind. 10 years ago, this was the image that brought the enchanting world
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UC may face midyear cuts, additional tuition increases

Though state financial support for the University of California has already been slashed by $650 million, should midyear tax revenues not materialize, the university faces the possibility of an additional $100 million cut — and an additional 5.9 percent tuition increase. According to an agenda item for the upcoming meeting
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Video: 4th of July at Berkeley Marina

Put on by the City of Berkeley and Another Bullwinkel Show, the annual 4th of July celebration at the Berkeley Marina offers food, entertainment and fun for families, with free fireworks at dusk. More footage from the celebrations: