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Cal mom to document her son’s life with Asperger’s

Nils Skudra poses with his late dog, Beauregard. Nils has Asperger syndrome and currently attends UC Berkeley. Photo: Renee Skudra Nils Skudra poses with his late dog, Beauregard. Nils has Asperger syndrome and currently attends UC Berkeley. Photo: Renee Skudra For teens across America, college is one of the major stepping-stones to independence, akin to getting a […]

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The It List: Six things to do in Berkeley this weekend

Appetite Obscure, a potluck collective, will be putting on a carnival-themed potluck this Saturday. Photo: Apetite Obscure REMEMBERING HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI  Aug. 6 and 9 mark the 69th anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki by U.S. armed forces, effectively ending World War II. This Friday, to commemorate these anniversaries, the Newman […]

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With big soccer game approaching, UC Berkeley addresses impacts from Memorial Stadium

Cal’s Memorial Stadium has a a capacity of over 60,000 and regularly draws large crowds to the area. Photo: John Morgan Cal’s Memorial Stadium has a a capacity of over 60,000 and regularly draws large crowds to the area. Photo: John Morgan Representatives from the city of Berkeley and Cal invited residents near Memorial Stadium […]

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Berkeley Spark 2.0: Art, innovation and a kinetic bear

This year’s Berkeley Spark will showcase “Ursus Redivivus,” a kinetic-sculpture bear made from scrap metal. Photo: Kat Parkin This year’s Berkeley Spark will showcase “Ursus Redivivus,” a kinetic-sculpture bear made from scrap metal. Photo: Kat Parkin On Saturday July 19, Berkeley’s Civic Center Park will be filled with artists, idea makers, entrepreneurs and techies from […]