Passion flower in the Elmwood. Photo- David Abercrombie
Passion flower in the Elmwood. Photo: David Abercrombie

Cal students pay to attend their own commencement (Daily Clog)
Former director of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab dies at 85 (Daily Cal)
Seeing double in Berkeley: 2 new theaters, 2 new shows (Huff Po)
Cal alum spells out marriage proposal on Memorial Glade (Daily Clog)
The Longbranch bringing saloon to former Sea Salt space (Inside Scoop SF)
UC Berkeley opens new emergency operations center in Warren Hall (Daily Cal)
Cal and its foreign freshmen struggle to adjust to one another (California)

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