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DeVos has got it wrong on Title IX

NATIONAL ISSUES: DeVos is pushing discourse on sexual harassment backwards. The UC system and the Berkeley campus cannot be complacent.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced last week her intent to roll back current Title IX policy, threatening years of work by students and campuses to fight rape culture. National discourse about sexual harassment is moving backwards, and the UC system and UC Berkeley campus cannot be complacent. Student advocates,
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Trump threatened thousands of undocumented students with decision to rescind DACA. UC Berkeley must fight back.

NATIONAL ISSUES: There shouldn’t be any question of an immigrant’s right to go to school here or to make a home here, but the political reality continues to undermine students’ legal statuses and lives.

There shouldn’t be any question of an immigrant’s right to live here, to go to school here or to make a home here. But because the political reality continues to undermine students’ legal statuses and lives, the University of California and the Berkeley campus must step up and expand their support services.
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Sunday’s rally was not what national outlets made it out to be

CITY AFFAIRS: Sensationalizing violence without context is reckless.

Happy families blowing bubbles, tossing cornhole and playing trumpets drowned out hateful white nationalist groups Sunday in Berkeley. Around the country, however, people read a reductive story about violence and carnage at the nation’s battleground for free speech.
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