Putting the BOO in books

Millennial Meltdown

So your third-favorite English-major friend walks in and gets in line. He has that look in his eyes that says, “I’m going to order a Blonde Roast coffee and work on my screenplay,” and you happily interrupt that look with a wave.
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Measure for measure

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Why students should support Berkeley Measure R

Measure R builds on eight years of community process by providing the legal language to realize the vision of our Downtown Area Plan and close loopholes that have allowed corporate developers to get out of promised community and environmental benefits, including increased affordable housing, fair wages for workers and higher green-building requirements.
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Vote no on Measure R: the anti-green measure

Ballot initiatives and laws often have misleading names. Anyone can call anything a “green” initiative. The people who wrote Measure R may sincerely believe this initiative will make Berkeley more livable and environmentally friendly, but they are wrong.
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Engage in your community

STATE ISSUES: The Daily Californian will offer the chance to get educated on issues and candidates included on next Tuesday’s ballot.

While many students may not stay in Berkeley after graduation, we implore students to go to the polls in a week to ensure a better Berkeley for themselves and future residents.
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Confessions of a sugar baby

Sex on Tuesday

Sugar babies everywhere were boasting lavish vacations, a life free of debt, Fendi bags — even chinchilla fur! Needless to say, I let my fear of missing out get the better of me and signed my ass up.
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Observing mitzvahs in midterm season

Thinking Theology

As another hectic High Holiday season comes to an end, I realize fusing these two integral parts — my religious observance and college life — is still a challenge. There are weeks when midterms and holidays alternate in rapid succession, and I can’t help but stress. There are still times I hesitate before explaining to a classmate why I can’t always take notes in class or watch a movie on a Saturday.
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Waxen wings and time machines

The new age bard

Our natural impatience makes us desire above all else the day that success will burst through the door in a torrential fury. But the truth is, dreams are rarely realized in a flash. We must coast for many miles between seabirds and clouds, diligently flapping our wings to keep going, if we ever care to reach a destination.
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Students should be the stars

CAMPUS ISSUES: The quality of graduation commencement speeches should not be compromised for the presence of a noted figure.

Our pool of alumni is expansive and brilliant, and to not tap into our campus resource is a disservice to graduates looking to build their own legacy after leaving UC Berkeley.
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