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Vote to uphold UC Berkeley’s free speech legacy

Will UC Berkeley students go to the polls today?   The vast majority probably will not, if a recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute and The Atlantic on young adult voting patterns holds true for this campus. Only 28 percent of those polled were “absolutely certain” that they
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Vote no on Measure FF

We love our parks. So why vote no on Measure FF, the continuation of a parcel tax to fund wildfire protection and restoration of “natural habitat”? According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this tax funds cutting trees and pesticide use. The University of California and the Claremont Canyon Conservancy
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Jewish litmus test

Jew-ish

Some of us identify primarily by our zodiac sign. Others identify most closely with their love of pizza. I cling to many identities, but I cling primarily to my Jewishness. Although I pride myself on my self-proclaimed title of “female Larry David,” how Jewish am I really? The most I
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The dilemma

Mommy Issues

As a student-parent, I’m always pressured by time. I have papers due every other day, classes to attend and, in addition, work, leaving my mind extremely occupied. Even when I’m at home trying to relax or spend quality time with my child, I can’t help but feel anxious about the
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Close encounters

Laid Bear

I looked out of the bus and saw a woman walking with five pugs scurrying ahead of her on leashes. The man sitting beside me noticed me curiously observing the legion of canines. “Did you know that 68 percent of all American households have pets?” he asked me as the
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Vote Mary Kay Lacey for District 8

Berkeley’s District 8 council seat was a challenge to endorse. Unlike in other City Council races, no one candidate stood out to The Daily Californian’s editorial board as the champion the district could count on to tackle its biggest problems. Ultimately, the editorial board decided to endorse Mary Kay Lacey
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Vote Rigel Robinson for District 7

After more than two decades, Berkeley voters will elect a new representative for District 7. Kriss Worthington, who served on the council for 22 years, has long been a staple in the community, tackling issues ranging from student housing to homelessness. And the only candidate truly qualified to take his place is Rigel Robinson.
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Vote Kate Harrison for District 4

District 4 needs a progressive leader who is willing to prioritize the needs and values of their constituents. It needs a leader who will stand by the promises they make. After a year in office, incumbent Kate Harrison has proven herself to be one such candidate.
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Vote Igor Tregub for District 1

For years, District 1 has been the site of an acute homelessness crisis and poor infrastructure. In four days, Berkeley voters will have the opportunity to elect a new voice to City Council to address these pressing issues. And the candidate best suited for the job is Igor Tregub.
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