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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Unless you decided to extend your spring break like some of our professors did, you may have noticed that it was a slightly political week for some of us on campus.

On Monday, former vice-president Al Gore video-chatted with a small group of graduate students at the UC Berkeley School of Law. For 30 minutes, he spoke to the students about renewable energy and climate change issues and later opened up the floor for discussion. Daily Cal cameras not only captured the lecture read more »


sunday nightSunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

With a new semester comes new classes that are always difficult to find. Knowing this, the fine people at this institution have come up with a much faster way to access your classes, campus maps and other goodies through your iPhone or — the far less superior and far more “overprivileged” – Android. Just type in http://m.berkeley.edu/courses/. [News Center]

Astronomers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory discovered read more »


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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Although UC Berkeley no longer ranks as a politically radical institution, our super nerds are totally leading the Green Revolution. The Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies team at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab is leading research aimed towards making more efficient and affordable car batteries. [San Jose Mercury News]

Speaking of nerds and Berkeley, the United Artists Berkeley 7 theater is already expecting at least 600 people for the first showings of the final Harry Potter movie. Better get your tickets now, or just see it later like a normal human being. [Berkeley Patch]

Everyone already knows about state budget cuts and how much they suck, but on the plus side, a Daily Cal editorial about the cuts was cited in the New York Times. [New York Times]

Speaking of opinion pieces and the Daily Cal, if you would like to write for the Daily Cal (and, um, the New York Times?) submit something to the new Letters to the Editor section. [Daily Cal]

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Earlier: Michelle Obama, Plasmon Rulers and Budget Cuts … Oh My!


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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Berkeley’s first homicide of the year took place Tuesday on Blake Street. The victim was Tobias Pemadorji Eagle and police have not stated a suspected motive for the crime, except to say that they do not believe it was random. [Daily Cal]

Berkeley unemployment rate is/was up in January. [Daily Cal]

Possibly soon to join those unemployed read more »


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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Not sure who their sources were, but according to Berkeleyside, Brangelina is gracing the Claremont Hotel with its glowing, newly beardless presence. In other news, Jonah Hill and Brad Pitt are doing a movie together?! What. [Berkeleyside]

READ NOW to find out how some Berkeleyans celebrated their special day! [Daily Cal]

Another timely demonstration, because no, those hikers still haven’t been released. But at least they’re a cute couple! [Daily Cal]

Missed this year’s Bay to Barkers? (It was today.) You should still probably donate to the Berkeley- East Bay Humane Society. They could use it. [Website]

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Earlier: You’re All Winners in the Clog’s Eyes …


Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Last volleyball home game today at 12:30 p.m. and it’s free to all students. Plus: autographs! [Bear Bytes]

The hypothetical Mayor’s Urban Driving Competition: the most dangerous game? [NY Times]

A shitton of books for various Cal classes. But you won’t find any C++ books here. [UCB LJ]

Phillip Garrido apologizes “to every human being.” Somehow we don’t think this quite makes up for anything. [SFist]

Bears win a home game against the ranked Arizona Wildcats with a little circumstantial help [Daily Cal], [ESPN]

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Earlier: Bad News Bay-ers


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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

* These people can pay for your entire UC existence in just one year. [SF Chron]

* Even if they also decide to increase your fees by 9.3 percent. [Daily Cal]

* Meanwhile the Daily Cal got off fairly easy with the ASUC Store Operations Board. [Daily Cal]

* But there’s always the $17,000 reward for a tip on last month’s hit-and-run. [SF Chron]

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Earlier: Party Pooper Is Breaking News



* Isn’t it protocol to have someone “uninvited” come to a frat party and then get kicked out? [Daily Cal]

* Hit up yard sales, Google-style. [Lifehacker]

* Proof that even Berkeley professors wait until the last minute. [UCB LJ Tango & Cash full ]

* The original Peet’s Coffee & Tea re-opened. We didn’t even know it was closed. [Seattle Times]

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Earlier: Is This Real Journalism?


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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.


* “This is UC Berkeley–and that’s how it should be!” [YouTube]

* “Get a life & do real journalism.” [Twitter]

* “He’s a Scottish terrier on California’s Oski bear.” [emailed from CalSERVE]

* “‘(E)ast bay’ is pig-Latin for beast, which means the East Bay is kinda named Satan.” [SF Appeal]

* “Stop! I’m the bridge troll.” [YouTube]

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Earlier: Ix-nay on the Ecall-ray


Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

* This is really sad: A 5-year-old was hit by a truck and killed near Clark Kerr Campus. [SF Chron]

* That Oscars musical sequence was like vomit onstage. [AIWFB]

* Hey shorties, wanna model? Tyra wants you! [Snitch]

* FYI, that Stanford is no way affiliated with Stanford. [Paper Trail]

* Why the Daily Planet sucks, published by … [Daily Cal]

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Earlier: Good News or Bad News?


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