Berkeley housing crisis demands educated voters

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On June 27, Berkeley City Council adopted a series of changes to the way in which the city’s affordable housing mitigation fee is administered. Ostensibly these changes will encourage affordable housing production, because every member of City Council is on record supporting it. The result of these changes, however, is
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Chosen families refuse to quit

I travel in circles that prioritize “chosen family.” Several of us are estranged from one or both of our parents, the rest fled for the usual crimes — queer, young and hopeful. Some came on pilgrimage and stayed, the rest of us sheltered in the first house that would take
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Night safety at UC Berkeley must improve its programs

Crime alert emails are familiar to UC Berkeley students: they pop up every once in a while in your inbox to make sure that campus police keep you informed on crimes such as robbery, sexual assault or homicide. These emails typically arrive a few hours after the crime occurred. This
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Can Christ be our redeemer?

In these times of tumultuous political tension the greater Berkeley community all turn to Christ (with a critical eye) in hopes of bureaucratic redemption.
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