Why our experiences cannot be discounted

Only in Berkeley does a bake sale incense the masses, spur yet another protest and garner national media attention. I’ve devoured dozens of cookies and cupcakes in my lifetime, but never before have they motivated me to discuss race, politics and education with my peers. On Thursday evening, the Berkeley
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Fairly normal

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair: a multi-block assemblage of kinky bedroom props suppliers, alternative music performances, on-stage flogging and whipping, food, drinks, a women’s area and a lot-a lot-a lot of leather. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the Folsom Street Fair is a leather and fetish extravaganza. While I wasn’t able
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The overconfident pay-off for the costs

I was in Beijing sipping a three-yuan beer and playing poker with collegians I had recently met. There weren’t any poker chips so we took rocks from the hotel ashtray. I felt like Jenny from the Block looking at all the rocks that I got. I was coming off a
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The price of a free lunch

Let’s take a trip down memory lane. You’re a high school senior sitting in economics class with just about anything but markets on your mind. Indeed, your malignant case of senioritis has infected your brain to the extent that it contains little more than cravings to graduate, schemes to get
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Pinnacle of sexual design?

During a recent post-lecture hookup, I remembered an article I had read a couple of years ago about the shape of the human penis. Don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t bored, but working some handy magic down his basketball shorts definitely made it natural for the shape of it to
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A fading fight

CAMPUS ISSUES: Falling in line with previous protests, Thursday’s rally failed to draw large crowds and broad student support.

We hear among our peers the struggles and fears that haunt them as they helplessly watch tuition increases pass semester after semester. They have much to say and express. But Thursday’s protest was unsuccessful at conveying that sentiment. The poor turnout — about 300 at its peak — was not
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What are rights without remedies?

Imagine the following scenario: a UC Berkeley administrator doesn’t care for a particular student group -— say, the Cal Students for Liberty — and decides to pursue trumped-up disciplinary charges against the organization’s active members. The university official even goes so far as to submit false evidence against our young
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Livin’ in a gamer’s paradise

They are everywhere. They walk among us in the daytime and appear no different from you or I — they are neighbors, friends and co-workers. But come dusk they undergo a startling transformation. They occupy the back rooms and clandestine chambers of your cities, passing ghostlike through the streets and
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