Nina Brown

Following up on I-House

Beef With Bureaucracy

About a month ago, I wrote about an employee at the International House on the UC Berkeley campus who said that managerial demands and certain employment practices had led him to feel harassed at work. Now, I am following up in an effort to learn which issues have been resolved,
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Christopher Coulter Columnist

Cuckoo birds can fly?

Satire

Believe it or not, despite our economy’s generally decrepit health, some business sectors are doing well. Gold mining is thriving, and of course the banking and financial sector remains strong. Big banks have performed especially well, raking in record profits since the TARP intervention in 2008. And that is pleasing,
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Breaking the looking glass

Sex on Tuesday

When I was 7, I saw Carolyn Murphy on the cover of Vogue and thought that she was the most beautiful creature that I had ever laid my eyes upon. When I was 15, I kissed a girl, even though I knew I liked guys, because I felt comfortable with
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gabe

Halloween is never a drag

Halloween Special

Thumbing through the Target costume section, my Dad and I land on the frilly pink Barbie costume at the exact same moment. I stare with horrified intrigue at the pink velour, the frizzy tulle streaked with white and the gold B signature stylishly crafted on the right hip. “Ohh,” my
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true.shields

Oaks creaking in the wind

I’ve been dismantled. Every bishop, knight and rook I once marshaled on the checkered battlefield has been ruthlessly eliminated. It’s taken exactly four minutes and 47 seconds — my humiliation is complete. Across the table from me, an older man with wispy, thinning gray hair taps the reset button on
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peniscostume

Free condoms on Upper Sproul!

Ok, for those of you who actually know me, you already know how excited I get when free condoms are being conveniently given out. This girl has yet to spend money on condoms — and let’s keep it that way. So of course I decided to come back to Upper
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Nina Brown

Internationally entangled

Last semester, on the first day of spring break, I found myself digging through my carry-on in a San Francisco Starbucks bathroom and donning a prim business casual dress. Slinging a bag over each shoulder, I headed outside and schlepped the few blocks up the hill to the French Consulate.
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kia

Thoughts on “relationship sex”

Alright, I’m sure that many of you that have read some of my previous stuff have decided that I’m a heartless, immoral, unethical, irresponsible, slutty nympho. Or something along those lines. However, there is more to me than those 400-word snippets you read semi-regularly. A couple of weeks ago, I
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Christopher Coulter Columnist

Cashing in on free speech

Americans have a lot to be proud of as we forge ahead in the 21st century. We owe it to ourselves to try to ignore the economy and our future job prospects for a moment and appreciate some of the good that has been nurtured here: our stunning national parks,
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SEX ON TUESDAY: Questions for a call girl

It is 8 p.m. on a Friday night, and I have a date with one of San Francisco’s most notorious escorts. Samantha Spiegel, also known as Farrah Habiba, has agreed to meet me in Pacific Heights for a drink at the Lion Pub. As I am getting seated, Samantha walks
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