The Berkeley Wire: 04.17.12

62,000 students applied for UC Berkeley’s freshman class [UCB News]
Berkeley authors raise $50,000 to start new children’s imprint [Kickstarter]
Cal economist one of two for whom the Buffett rule is just the start [NYT]
Charges against protester dropped under direction of Cal Chancellor [Daily Cal]
Berkeley students chip in to work with North Richmond [Richmond Confidential]
Cal economists contribute to just released “Occupy Handbook” [UCB]

Photo: Thursday Walk #312, by 2812 photography/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.