Cal men’s swim dominates Stanford

Sophomore Ryan Murphy’s hand hit the wall almost three seconds ahead of his opponents in the 200-yard backstroke, claiming one of his three victories in the Triple Distance Meet, an exhibition match for bragging rights that does not affect either team’s season. This became a consistent theme throughout the day
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Cal women’s golf finishes seventh at Pac-12 Preview

The Cal women’s golf team did not end their fall campaign on a high note, but their spirits remain golden as they look forward to the spring campaign next year. The team finished its fall campaign with a seventh-place finish at the Pac-12 Preview. The two day, 54-hole tournament began
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Cal women’s tennis sends five to Indoor Championships

It is a proud moment for tennis coach Amanda Augustus when the Bears send more women tennis players to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships — the most defining tournament of the year — than ever before. The tournament, which will run Thursday through Monday, will feature five of Berkeley’s
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2 City Council races still up in the air as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday evening, two City Council races were still too close to call pending the inclusion of mail-in ballots. Though incumbent Kriss Worthington and candidate George Beier led in their races for District 7 and 8, respectively, the numbers were too close to decisively call the winners.
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Weekender Picks

I suggest reading The Fader’s cover story on Migos, a rap trio from Atlanta. — Anya Schultz Zellerbach Hall is hosting Théâtre de la Ville this weekend, a Paris company who will be performing Six Characters in Search of an Author. It’s supposed to be phenomenal. Student tickets are $21.
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Lend me your ear (pieces)

Millenial Meltdown

The truth is, I get emails like this every day: emails, texts, telegrams, handwritten letters and untrackable Venmo payments with pleas for life advice in the description.
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Love thy country?

A Whole New World

The problem with aligning myself to any country is that others immediately expect me to be patriotic. I am expected to have expressed devotion and support to any one of “my countries” without question and to obviously carry all my countries’ values with me.
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Thank you, post-midterm nap, for everything you do for us

Congratulations. You’ve just completed your midterm. After weeks or days or — let’s be real — hours of prepping for this daunting task, you have come out alive. After putting away your writing utensils, you make a beeline for the exit. You race through the door whooping, “IT’S OVER!” with fists in
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