The Berkeleyan: This week on campus
NOVEMBER 16, 2010
Mark Twain The much-anticipated first volume of Mark Twain's autobiography lands on bookstore shelves this week, 100 years after his death, courtesy of editors at the Mark Twain Papers and Project at Berkeley's Bancroft Library. In it, Twain shares his unfiltered opinions and often-ferocious rants about people, religion, war, politics and anything else that crossed his mind.

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Polar bear Alarming or emotionally charged warnings on climate change can backfire - making people less, not more, amenable to reducing their carbon footprint, according to new research from  Berkeley. But when scientists and advocates communicate in less apocalyptic terms, and present solutions, most people can overcome their skepticism, the researchers have found.

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Berkeley Student Food Collective A year and a half after keeping Panda Express off campus, the Berkeley Student Food Collective delivered on its alternative - opening a food market that brims with fresh produce, staples for home cooking, and quick lunch fare, all sustainably produced. The Bancroft Way store is right across from campus. 

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Also: BicyCal comes to Sproul and more TGIF green news (PDF) 

Three centers win funds to look at environmental factors.

Court upholds in-state tuition.

Changes in health plans must be made by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23.

Staff invited to half-day training Dec. 8.
Scholars look to the past to assess the current economic scene.

New spring course on complex litigation brings Vaughn Walker to campus.

School of Public Health's monthly guide to healthy living boasts 240,000 subscribers.

Larry Baer ('80) talks winning at Haas.

Big Game blood drive
Friday, Nov. 19, from noon to 6 p.m.

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