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East bay takes another look at campus climate

East bay takes another look at campus climate

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Campus

Last Tuesday, Cal State East Bay President Leroy M. Morishita sent an email to East Bay faculty and staff, urging them to participate in an anonymous survey to assess the campus climate for faculty, staff and students at East Bay. According to Morishita, the goal of the survey is to gather data that will provide...

UC Berkeley chancellor steps down

UC Berkeley chancellor steps down

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 18, 2016


Filed under Metro

Another UC Berkeley faculty member just called it quits. On Tuesday, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks announced that he will step down from his position sometime next year, once a replacement is found. “Over the summer I have come to the personal decision that the time is right for me to step a...

UC Berkeley bolsters, improves campus safety efforts

UC Berkeley bolsters, improves campus safety efforts

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

July 6, 2016


Filed under Metro

UC Berkeley officials are making major changes to the way the campus handles sexual harassment claims, following the investigation of over a dozen cases that cast an unflattering spotlight on the elite campus last April. The university’s Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination i...

Cal provost’s bittersweet step-down

Cal provost’s bittersweet step-down

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 21, 2016


Filed under Metro

UC Berkeley’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Claude Steele, took the Berkeley community by surprise when he announced his resignation last Friday, citing his wife’s health issues as his reason for leaving. “It has been a privilege to devote my time and energy to growing and supporting the...

UC Berkeley sexual harassment policies questioned

UC Berkeley sexual harassment policies questioned

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

UC Berkeley, named one of the “Elite Six” universities by Times Higher Education in 2015, is under fire for questionable disciplinary protocol for sexual misconduct, following the release of documents of an investigation that looked into 17 sexual harassment cases from the last five years. The investigat...

CSU continues battle against campus sexual assault

CSU continues battle against campus sexual assault

Valerie Salcido,
Contributor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Campus

Last month Cal State East Bay’s Health and Wellness Center hosted “Take Back the Night,” a student assembly that allowed students to discuss sexual violence in a supportive environment and helped equip students to better identify sexually violent situations. The event was held behind Lassen Hall ...

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