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Snapping the streak

This wasn’t just a win — it was also a win that came after Cal faced a 14-point halftime deficit, following arguably one of the Bears’ worst halves of football this year. It’s proof of the grit that resides within this Cal team.
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A&E

Columns

Love letter for a cannibal

I’m not a film critic by any means. A quick skim through my Daily Cal author page will quickly let you know that my area of expertise is mostly music and opinions. Yet there is something I know to be a deep truth of the universe: “The Silence of the Lambs” is the best film ever made.
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Opinion

Columns

The dark side of screens

My son has been watching children’s shows since he was a year old. Of course, during the first couple of months of parenting, I swore that I wouldn’t be the parent who let her child watch television at such a young age. During pregnancy, when I saw many parents shamelessly
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Cal in Color

The Lord ain’t my shepherd

When I would ask about my absent dad, my mom would tell not me to worry, reminding me of my Heavenly Father watching over me from up above. I love you, Mom, but that’s crazy talk. I don’t want white Christ watching over me as much as I don’t want
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The Soapbox

Investing in myself

I sat in my room late at night Wednesday, staring at the glowing top of the Campanile. I had missed dinner, my hair was oily and my hands ached after hours of continuous typing on my laptop. The last time I felt so miserable was during college application season exactly
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Columns

Economy of likes

“Can I include you in a piece I’m writing about influencers?” “But I’m not an influencer.” John says this a lot. I think what he means is that he isn’t a typical influencer. He doesn’t take the same canned photo in the same strained pose in the same basic outfit
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Op-Eds

We need to use technology to combat fake news

It wasn’t too long ago that Ronald Reagan famously declared Berkeley “a haven for communist sympathizers, protesters and sex deviants.” Weaponizing UC Berkeley in our national culture war is not a new phenomenon. Unfortunately, what we experienced in early 2017 was different. When Milo Yiannopoulos came to deliver a speech
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The Soapbox

Alone together

I have a chemistry midterm tomorrow. I’m halfway through two emails — one to my editor explaining why I won’t be able to meet the deadline for this article and the second to a professor about not making my 8 a.m. I know what you’re thinking — my work ethic
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Columns

Are you going to eat that?

It all started with food. I grew up as a meat-and-potatoes Midwestern kid. My parents made a lot of casseroles. Tuna casserole, one of my mom’s go-tos, consisted of noodles, tuna, cream and breadcrumbs. Chinese Pie, aka Shepherd’s Pie, one of my dad’s specialties, was made of layered potatoes, peas
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Blogs

Bear Bytes

Former Bears Week 9

It wouldn’t be a proper Pro Bears recap without Goff taking the spotlight. Even in the Rams’ first loss of the season, 45-35, to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Goff still managed to complete 28 of his 40 pass attempts for 391 yards and three touchdowns.
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