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  1. 'Open and Flagrant Corruption': Mulvaney Admits to Bankers...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies during a House Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, April 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Providing a remarkably blatant account of how Congress is basically " an extortion racket " and perhaps offering some insight into how he makes decisions at the CFPB, White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney told a gathering of bank executives on Tuesday that as a lawmaker he would only meet with lobbyists who gave him cash. "A consummate grifter with a penchant for petty, penny-ante bullshit, Mick Mulvaney really is the embodiment of this whole administration."


  2. How liberal professors drive conservative students to support TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Two students at the University of California-Berkeley make their feelings known during a press conference held by the Berkeley College Republicans in Sproul Plaza on the Cal campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Two students at the University of California-Berkeley make their feelings known during a press conference held by the Berkeley College Republicans in Sproul Plaza on the Cal campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.


  3. Chancellor Carol Christ: I like hard problemsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    "Berkeley is a kind of miracle, the University of California system is a kind of miracle," Chancellor Carol Christ said during a Campus Conversation event on Tuesday. It is easy, Chancellor Carol Christ told a crowd of UC Berkeley staff, faculty and students on Tuesday, to have a "triumphalist narrative" of UC Berkeley, the world's best public university.


  4. Addressing Racism In Our Community - Alyson Reimer, UC BerkeleyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    ... communities. Next up is a presentation by Alyson Reimer, an attorney and Special Assistant to the Director of UC Berkeley's Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. She will speak on "Building the Beloved Community: Addressing Racism Inside ...


  5. Help Students Discover Their HappyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Discovery Educator Network

    Just days before spring break, I received an email inviting me to participate in a virtual field trip called "Discover Your Happy" that would take place on the same day as the International Day of Happiness, March 20. I knew this was something I didn't want our students to miss. Being happy is what life is all about, right? When I went to the website , I was amazed at how engaging and comprehensive this curriculum was! Each asset is intended to help you and your students learn the science behind happiness.


  6. Doris Keefe Lidtke, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    TOWSON, MD, April 25, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Doris Keefe Lidtke, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Lidtke celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field.


  7. UC Berkeley students call to fire 'antisemitic' lecturerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    Students at the University of California at Berkeley have started a petition calling on the school to remove a lecturer who has been accused of antisemitism as well as having a blatant anti-Israel bias. The organization Tikvah: Students for Israel, which calls itself the Zionist voice at UC Berkeley, wrote that it "will not stand by idly as our homeland and our people are brought under continuous vile attacks.


  8. Parents of Torrey Pines Teen Send Out a Warning After Water AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    When he graduated from Torrey Pines High School last spring, Jonah Karpman, 18, had a lot to look forward to -- He was on his way to the University of California, Berkeley for college. But an unfortunate injury days before Christmas altered his life's course and forced him to put learning from textbooks on hold and instead relearn how to live his life.


  9. Court rules two state distance runs with third record in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Easy Reader News

    ... 6th at the Division 1 State Championships and he continues to improve. Last weekend at El Camino College, the UC Berkeley-bound Court set personal records and the top marks in the state in the 1600 (4:10.94) and the Brooks 1 mile (4:12.43) events at ...


  10. How Solar And Wind Are Causing Electricity Prices To SkyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    ... prices were rising, but failed to connect the price rise to renewables, provoking a sharp rebuttal from UC Berkeley economist James Bushnell. "The story of how California's electric system got to its current state is a long and gory one," Bushnell ...


  11. DOJ brings back expert witness in bid to save AT&T-Time Warner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Post

    Earlier in the trial, Carl Shapiro was embarrassed by Judge Richard Leon, who referred to his testimony on modeling cable price increases as a "Rube Goldberg" contraption. The return of Shapiro - a University of California Berkeley professor - included plenty of theatrics, and what at least some AT&T supporters see as another embarrassing gaffe.


  12. Harvey Peskin, SFSU professor Shoah scholar, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... in his family to attend college. After graduating from City College of New York, he took a Greyhound bus to UC Berkeley to attend graduate school. He was appointed a professor at S.F. State in 1958, which triggered two long-running positions in ...


  13. Rick and Morty fans take note: Multiverse expert Michio Kaku to give public lecture at UBCRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    ... Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Kaku, a highly respected futurist and a graduate of Harvard University and UC Berkeley, is known as an authority on Einstein's unified-field theory and the so-called superstring theory. He has written three ...


  14. HEAL: A new Benefit Corp employee benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Willits News

    ... at the Mendocino Coast Hospital for almost 10 years. She received a grant in 2014 for an extension program at UC Berkeley where she earned her Project Management Credential. She got a tax ID for Heather Paulsen Consulting thinking she would go into ...


  15. UC Berkeley & FICE announce launch of Micro Accelerators in India.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | ClickPress

    Under this partnership FICE will establish Micro Accelerators to enable educational institutions and student innovators to co-create technology with customers and develop job skills aligned to the 4th industrial revolution At the heart of the Micro Accelerators is an Advanced Innovation and Design lab that will be set up within premises of participating Indian institutions. The Micro- Accelerators are modelled on UC Berkeley's IAG Scaling Startup Ecosystems program.


  16. Aa s taking another look at Howard Terminal stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... reason was it was on the wrong side of the tracks,” Lindheim, now an assistant professor at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Policy, said recently. “Major League Baseball feared in the event of a catastrophe. their illustrious fans ...


  17. Meet the 20-year-old Republican with an environmental agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    Benji Backer had just entered hostile territory. But the 20-year old conservative environmentalist walked through the University of California, Berkeley radiating such sunny confidence that he could have powered a solar panel.


  18. Montclair/Piedmont briefs: East Bay Community Foundation president, CEO honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    The East Bay Community Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of James W. Head, the group's president and CEO, as the 2018 James A. Joseph Lecturer, awarded by the Association of Black Foundation Executives . The Joseph Lecturer honor was first awarded in 1991 in honor of ABFE's co-founder, Ambassador James A. Joseph, and is an award of distinction for outstanding philanthropic leadership in support of black communities, the highest honor which can be bestowed upon an African American in philanthropy.


  19. As College Decision Day Approaches, Parents Should BewareRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... Molotov cocktails and fireworks, and attacking bystanders. No arrests were made. Perhaps families of prospective UC Berkeley students might be interested in learning that the school's administration doesn't place a high priority on enforcing ...


  20. Ex-Florida WR Antonio Callaway reportedly tested positive for marijuana at combineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... I just gotta a let my actions speak for me." Sean Wagner-McGough joined CBS Sports in 2015 after graduating from UC Berkeley. A native of Seattle, Sean now resides in the Bay Area. He spends his spare time defending Jay Cutler on Twitter. Full Bio