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If word on the street does not deceive, Zaytuna College in downtown Berkeley might lay claim to fame in becoming the “first fully accredited Islamic University in the nation.”

The pursuit of this prestige comes in the wake of the school’s first graduating class, which totaled five students.

When it comes to educational institutions, the more the merrier, we suppose. Recession, schmeshmeschmen, right?

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Berkeley to become home to yet another university [Examiner]