Wednesday, January 22

Community Briefs

209 supporters ask for immediate enforcement Supporters of Proposition 209 asked a seemingly sympathetic federal appeals panel on Monday to allow immediate enforcement of the voter-approved ban on affirmative action based on race or gender. Read more...


Clinton grants $200 million to improve Å’technol

Monday, February 10, 1997 BUDGET: Proposed 1998 fiscal plan raises funding to $500 million for computers, InternetBy Sandra Sobieraj The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Clinton released Saturday the first of a $200 million program of grants to provide schools with computers and Internet training. Read more...


Heralding the new year

Monday, February 10, 1997 Chinese American students gather to honor the Year of the OxBy Linda Yoon Daily Bruin Contributor appy New Year! While most people deem January as the starting mark of each year, the lunar calendar follows a different agenda: this year, the Chinese New Year began Feb. Read more...


Regents disclose meeting with auditors

Monday, February 10, 1997 FINANCES: Administrators admit to violating Open Meeting Act in order to settle accounting errorsBy Tiffany Lauter Daily Bruin Contributor University administrators released late last week the 22-page transcript of an illegal closed meeting held by UC Regents on Nov. Read more...


Community Briefs

Affirmative action backers denounce UC Berkeley chancellor Denouncing his handling of recent anti-affirmative action legislation, approximately half a dozen protesters from the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action By Any Means Necessary picketed a reception in honor of UC Berkeley Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien on Sunday. Read more...


Innovative program links police and public

Friday, February 7, 1997 UCPD: Civilians on staff fill specialized administrative positions so that sworn officers can focus on beatsBy Scott P. Stimson Daily Bruin Contributor Earlier this week, university police joined the rarified ranks of police agencies with civilian administrators. Read more...


Community Briefs

Cosby reaffirms plan to speak at UCB graduation Comedian Bill Cosby confirmed through his agent last week that he still plans to speak at UC Berkeley’s convocation ceremony in May. Read more...