Daily Archives: September 22, 2010

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The Berkeley Wire: 09.22.10

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Wishes come true for Berkeley public school teachers

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Last month a lot of teachers in California woke up to a good day. You may have read about it in the Chronicle — one immensely good Samaritan decided to write a very fat check and convert teacher wish-lists into reality.

Those teachers had used an organization called DonorsChoose.org to let the world know what was missing in their classrooms — the sometimes little things that would help make a big difference for their students’ learning and that … Continue reading »

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The Never Land of Zeta Psi: excavating a frat house

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Laurie Wilkie‘s archaeological journey began with a dig, as you’d expect. But rather than occurring in some exotic spot, the dig that led to the just-published Lost Boys of Zeta Psi was just outside the windows of the university’s Archaeological Research Facility at 2251 College Avenue.

A construction crew was excavating for the foundations of the law school’s extension in 1995 and Wilkie looked out her window and saw a cache of bottles uncovered by the backhoe. … Continue reading »

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Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley?

Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the comments.

Photo: Keoki Seu.

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