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Dissent: Violence in recent protest did not provide long-term solution

CITY AFFAIRS: Antifa's actions at recent rally did not provide long-term solution to country's divisions

This week, a portion of the Editorial Board dissented with the majority opinion. Read the majority editorial here. The country enters a dangerous territory when it overlooks the intricate facets of Saturday’s Free Speech Rally (or any protest) and its causes, as well as its ramifications for progression past the nation’s most
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Antifa presence helped defend communities

CITY AFFAIRS: National media coverage has inaccurately portrayed the violence as pro-Trump against anti-Trump.

This week, a portion of the Editorial Board dissented with the majority opinion. Read the dissenting editorial here. Black and white. Good and evil. These dichotomies make it easier for an audience to pick a side to root for. But with the recent protests in Berkeley, the national media has taken to sensationalizing
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Vote ‘yes’ on the Big ‘C’ Referendum

When one in four students feels excluded at UC Berkeley, we should take notice and pool resources to confront the problem. A “yes” vote on the Big “C” (Big Community) Referendum does just that — it’s a significant step in the right direction to improve campus climate. By approving a
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Vote ‘no’ on the LUX Referendum

What do you get when you couple a sticker price of $115 in annual student fees with half-baked plans for funding allocation? The LUX Referendum, a misguided attempt to “enhance the breadth of student life” with more concerts, comedy shows and … magicians. If approved, the referendum would increase the
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Vote ‘yes’ on the Housing Security Referendum

This one should be easy. The Housing Security Referendum provides a much-needed solution to a problem that has afflicted our campus for too long. While we cannot expect to remedy housing insecurity overnight, this referendum serves as a reasonable first step by helping students pay their security deposits. Unfortunately, that
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2017 ASUC election endorsements

With the 2017 ASUC election fast approaching, here are our endorsements for the executive positions. Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris for president As a current ASUC senator who ran on a platform of representing students of color, AbdulQadir-Morris has shown incredible competence when following through on promises, and we believe it will translate
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Beyond party lines

To read the Editorial Board’s full endorsements, click here We are students on this campus at a momentous time. The arrival of a new chancellor promises an opportunity for a fresh start, helping us move past yet never forget the incompetence of the previous administration. But we are still plagued
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Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris for president

The two frontrunners for ASUC president — CalSERVE candidate Zaynab AbdulQadir-Morris and Student Action candidate André Luu — have both put in an incredible amount of time serving this campus that deserves to be commended. But a large part of the office is about the symbolic capital the position affords
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