Christopher Coulter Columnist

Berkeley College Republicans’ Yellowcake

I noticed Berkeley College Republicans’ recent attempt at a satirical “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” kind of blew up in their collective face. If the goal was to merely create attention for their cause, then bravo, but the decision to create a “satire” challenging SB 185, which seeks to make affirmative
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NorCal Stickers versus SoCal stickers: The debate continues

If pride can be quantified in terms of stickers, NorCal is bursting with pridefulness, and SoCal just doesn’t care. Check out these two Google searches on stickers, for NorCal and SoCal: 10 relevant shopping results for NorCal stickers, and just 2 for SoCal. There has always been a debate on whether
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Nina Brown

A wise investment

I am a traitor. Raised amid the white columns and red brick of the University of Virginia, I jumped ship (or continent) and came west to the University of California, Berkeley for my undergraduate education. I forsook the comforting, dusty depths of UVA’s ancient Alderman Library, the smooth marble floors
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SEX ON TUESDAY: While kissing the lipless

I was having an awful night earlier this summer. It was the type of evening during which multiple plans fall out at the last minute, and the battery on your phone is on its last, measly bar. I was adamant about turning the night around, so I called an old high
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Campus perspectives on controversial bake sale

This page will aggregate commentary on and responses to the Berkeley College Republicans’ “Increase Diversity Bake Sale.” Readers may continue to submit their thoughts on the topic to [email protected] The Daily Californian’s editorial on the bake sale can be read here.   Perspectives Letters to the editor UC Berkeley student
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College Republicans highlight discriminatory policy in SB 185

Setting prices for baked goods based on race is blatantly discriminatory — in the same way that using race to judge college applicants would be discriminatory. The Berkeley College Republicans oppose any policy that treats one racial group different from another. Some people would call treating one ethnic group different
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Half-baked sale

CAMPUS ISSUES: While within the rights of free speech, the planned bake sale is offensive and represents a need to converse on campus.

UC Berkeley, known as the bastion of free speech, has a student body that appears to suffer from the same ailment of many failed college relationships — a lack of communication. The controversy surrounding the Berkeley College Republicans’ bake sale planned for today stems not only from the event’s offensiveness
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Fresh meat is a sustainable choice

This commotion over slaughtered rabbits on the grounds of my home, Kingman Hall, reveals the stark reality of our food system but brings about a hopeful set of alternatives. I too often find myself distanced from the realities of my food. The frozen chicken breasts sitting in Safeway bring us
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Kingman residents kill bunnies for food

On Aug. 27, a post went out to the Kingman Hall internal website stating grimly, “Bunnies: They are all dead.” On Aug. 30, another message went out, reading, “Okay, since we killed some rabbits we might as well…” together with a Web link to a video of a toad being
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