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Stanford Beats Cal, USC Beats UCLA at 2016 Summer Olympics

The ongoing rivalry between the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Southern California (USC) has yielded another victory to USC, with the Trojans earning more Olympic medals from the Rio Summer Games than their Bruin counterparts. But Stanford stands alone on top, with 27 medals, according to one count.

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Sierra Club Discovers Founder Was a White Supremacist

The National Park Service is being urged to change the name of LeConte Memorial Lodge in the Yosemite Valley by the Sierra Club, as the environmental group has charged Joseph LeConte, a founding member of the Sierra Club, was an unrepentant racist.

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Black Lives Matter Sues Berkeley Police

A civil rights complaint has been filed against the City of Berkeley by a group of eleven demonstrators and journalists who are claiming damages for alleged “unconstitutional police attacks on peaceful protesters and journalists” during the violent Black Lives Matter protests that took place on December 6 of 2014.

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Free Speech Fight over Antisemitism on California Campuses

Following a sharp rise in antisemitism across the University of California’s 10 campuses, a group of professors, students, activists and Jewish groups wrangled with a group of UC leaders at a public forum at UCLA on Monday as they sought to make revisions to a proposed policy denouncing intolerance on school grounds.

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Berkeley Turns to ‘Bike Registry’ to Deter Theft

An independent bike registry is aiming to “make bike theft a little less convenient” in Berkeley. Bike Index, started by former bike mechanic Seth Herr in Chicago, allows users to register their bike’s serial numbers free of charge into an open source database to help anyone track whether the wheels they wish to purchase online are stolen goods–and reunite cyclists with their stolen bikes.

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Sexual Assault Survivors Sue UC Berkeley

Three victims of sexual assault are suing the University of California Berkeley and the University of California Board of Regents for allegedly failing to properly prevent, investigate and handle sexual assaults that reportedly took place while they were taking classes at the school.