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UC tuition hike will not burden low-income families

It’s time for California to have a serious debate about how it funds higher education. While we believe the costs of education should be shared across stakeholder groups, that doesn’t mean the current balance is rational or fair. As our state’s economy recovers from several lean years, it is time to reinvest in one of our most valuable resources: public higher education. This is the message we should be delivering to Sacramento.
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Our Privilege: The right to protest, demand accessible higher education

The discourse surrounding the occupation of Wheeler Hall must not neglect to consider that our role in a free and fair society demands a certain level of empathy. It was impossible to pass by Sproul on the way to Wheeler and not note the evidently painful contrast between the students in Ayotzinapa and the students of the UC system. When we speak, the world listens, and the complexity of this position is almost sickening. We do not stand alone, and are our actions are not occurring in a vacuum.
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Rainy day Tunesday

As Berkeley is getting colder, you might notice that your mood is changing as well. Maybe it’s because the trees look greener than they ever did before or that the sun looks like a different kind of beautiful when it peeks out after a rain shower — but slower songs
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