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Man attempts to sexually assault student on Veteran Avenue

University police are searching for a man with a knife who tried to sexually assault a UCLA student while she was jogging on Veteran Avenue early Thursday. The man grabbed the student from behind at about 4:50 a.m. on the stretch of Veteran Avenue between Gayley Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, according to a UCPD statement. [...]

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Giovanni Restaurant, badly burned in fire, plans fall reopening

Allan Peng/File When Giovanni Restaurant suffered a fire in late April, Anastasia Schipani said the roof of the building was so badly damaged she could see through it. “(It) was hard to handle,” she said. One month later, though, the Italian eatery — located at 2420 Shattuck Ave. — is still undergoing repairs. Schipani, whose father, [...]

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Students relieved following arrest of groping suspect

According to the Boston Police Department, Steven Lent, 26, of Allston, was arrested Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department announced Wednesday that Steven Lent, a 26-year-old Allston resident, was arrested Friday in connection to four different sexual assaults in Allston and Brighton over the past year. Lent has been charged [...]

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Lightning in a Bottle festival mixes music and spirituality

On Memorial Day weekend, The Do LaB hosted their annual music festival, Lightning in a Bottle, in Bradley, California, and festival goers were more than impressed by this year’s performances and activities. Involving music, yoga classes and meditation rooms, Lightning in a Bottle brightened up everyone’s weekend by creating a space where artists and music [...]

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Seven ASUO appointments confirmed in last senate meeting of the year

Wednesday’s meeting was the last senate meeting of the year, but the first for the new 2015-2016 ASUO senators. As of this week, they no longer bear the title senator-elect and now have the power to vote during senate meetings. Senate voted over seven special requests during Wednesday night’s meeting — the last special requests [...]

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Misguided open carry, campus carry legislation demonstrates need for student voices in civic process

As the 84th Texas Legislature nears the end of its session, gun rights appear to be among the accomplishments Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will herald the next time either runs in a Republican primary election. The legislature gave its all-but-final-approval to both open carry, passed May 22, and campus carry, passed [...]

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Homeland Security secretary visits Manhattan

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visited Manhattan Wednesday to deliver a speech as part of the Landon Lectures and to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. His visit came during a time when Congress has to decide on the future of the National Security Agency’s bulk phone data [...]

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Denver Comic Con 2015 celebrates pop culture

Video by: Julio Becerril. It is estimated that an attendee at Denver Comic Con can find about 100 Harley Quinn cosplayers in a day. At least, according to the owners of Gryphon Games and Comics. The comic book retailer, based out of Fort Collins and Cheyenne, was one of hundreds of vendors on the exhibitor [...]

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Residents protest against cuts in South Berkeley-based nonprofits at a City Council meeting

Residents filled Old City Hall with signs protesting budget cuts for South Berkeley nonprofits during a City Council meeting Tuesday night, which featured the second public hearing of the city’s two-year budget plan. The 2016-17 biennial budget, first presented to the council May 12, includes significant budget cuts for South Berkeley nonprofits, and residents and [...]

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Circle University City Apartments requires residents to move out for renovations

On May 27, residents of Circle University City Apartments were informed through a building-wide email that they would have to move out of their apartments within a week’s time. The email notified residents that they would have to be moved out of their apartment units by June 2. Renovations of the buildings floors will take [...]

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