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Science should be nonpartisan, inform government policy

Science must be nonpartisan and tangibly inform political decision making. Scientists of both parties are obligated to model the nonpartisan nature of science, to ensure that these decisions are made with bipartisan engagement and uncompromised scientific support.
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may-choi_online

It’s hard to know

Mommy Issues

Becoming a mom made me realize so many things — the most important being my mom’s love for me. Now, I understand how heartbroken she must have been when she left her young daughter to go to work.
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UC Berkeley needs to uphold rights of lecturers

From the perspective of students sitting in a classroom, instructors appear equal. In higher education, however, a two-tiered faculty system exists: tenure-track and nontenure-track positions. In the UC system, “lecturer” is the job title for most nontenure-track faculty, who are hired exclusively to teach and are at the bottom of
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Genetic modification technology benefits smallholder farms

Three letters can quickly turn lackadaisical shoppers at a farmers market, diners at a restaurant or families at dinner tables quite sour: GMO. When challenged to expand this acronym into its full form, vehement oppositionists to this technology are often found fumbling for the words “genetically modified organism.” What is
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Don’t do shit

Sex on Tuesday

I’m giving someone head, and they start laughing. They ask why I don’t suck their dick more often, even though I always make them cum and sex ends when they are finished. They ask as if I don’t care about their pleasure. I swear this person doesn’t even know where
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Once again, UC Berkeley has failed to make its buildings accessible for all students

CAMPUS ISSUES: Students who live in campus housing should not have to fight for basic accessibility

For nearly three weeks from late October to mid-November, a UC Berkeley residence building in Unit 3 failed to meet the most basic accessibility standard — students had to go without an elevator in the eight-story structure. This is just one example of how UC Berkeley has failed to be accessible for all students.
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may-choi_online

What it’s really like

Mommy Issues

Over the course of three years, too many people have told me that I was lucky for having a baby so young. I thought it was merely a speech of kindness in an awkward situation when first introducing myself. People wouldn’t really believe that becoming a mom at 20 years
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Tough choices

Laid Bear

I feel that this feeling is the byproduct of being suddenly on my own. Although not completely financially independent, I am still learning how to manage all this newfound freedom.
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Carol Christ has utterly neglected students amid California’s deadliest fires

CAMPUS ISSUES: In delaying class cancellation, administrators have made it clear that the health and safety of UC Berkeley students are not a priority

This week, hundreds of UC Berkeley students have felt the impact of California’s deadliest fire. Many students’ homes have been destroyed, and some students have seen their friends and families displaced. And yet, in the face of this horrible tragedy, the campus administration has demonstrated an unbelievable insensitivity to the physical and mental well-being of its students.
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