Codeine-soaked blunts: how to be cool

Off the Beat

Oftentimes when I’m lying in bed, contemplating my life as we all do in college, I remember how selfish I am. Not in an overt way. I love sharing my food so others can experience the pure and absolute joy that comes with every bite of a Cubano sandwich. I
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Berkeley city Housing Action Plan not yet useful

Amid an increasingly severe housing crisis in Berkeley, City Council met last week to put together a Housing Action Plan that some found to be unsatisfactory in its vagueness. During the meeting, several council members brought up the luxury housing developments that have recently cropped up around Berkeley. These new
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It’s not so bad

Off the Beat

Supermodel Barbie’s sequin dress sparkled and glittered in the fluorescent lights of Target. Entranced, I knew she had to be mine. Determined to make her the newest addition to my ever-growing collection, I ran up to my mother, toy in hand and prepared to make as convincing an argument as
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A little goes a long way

Off the Beat

Saturday marked the fourth full day that my phone had been dead. I realized this as I woke up that afternoon a little hungover, covered in sweat and glitter, alone in my small, hot apartment. My foggy but glamorous head decided that it was probably time to fix that and
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Nation needs stricter, safer gun control

Approximately 270 million people in the United States own firearms. The United States also has the highest gun ownership rate per 100 residents on the planet, with an estimated 466 crimes per 100,000 people. This raises questions regarding whether or not the ability for American citizens to obtain guns should
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