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All in only one week and a half this past November, police officers used force against protesters to clear tents off Sproul Plaza, an armed student was shot and killed at a campus computer lab, a sea of students rallied on Sproul to listen to Professor Robert Reich lecture about
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Parting thoughts

Farewell columns from graduating student leaders

As part of our 2012 Graduation Issue, we asked student leaders who are graduating to write farewell columns reflecting on their college experiences and sharing the lessons they learned. Below are links to the columns: Leading through not leading, by Daniel Kronovet, president of the Berkeley Student Cooperative for the 2010-11
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vishalli loomba

Parting thoughts: say yes

The following is a farewell column from our 2012 Graduation Issue. Read the other farewell columns here. Looking back at my four years here, I can’t help but be a little bittersweet about leaving a place that has truly become my home. Getting into Cal was a dream come true,
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daniel kronovet.coop

Parting thoughts: leading through not leading

The following is a farewell column from our 2012 Graduation Issue. Read the other farewell columns here. This column is written for all you once and future leaders out there. In other words, it’s written for everyone. The question of “governance” and how it relates to the community is truly
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andy nevis.bcr

Parting thoughts: the need for diversity of opinion

The following is a farewell column from our 2012 Graduation Issue. Read the other farewell columns here. Whenever I travel to Republican events around the state, the first question is almost always, “So tell me, is it hard to be a Republican at Berkeley?” They assume that my daily life
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ian magruder

Parting thoughts: why political action matters

The following is a farewell column from our 2012 Graduation Issue. Read the other farewell columns here. How can a person best effect meaningful social change? I became involved in Democratic politics by grappling with that question. I arrived at Berkeley in fall of 2008 as the state field coordinator
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Last lecture notes

Professors' advice for graduating seniors

The Daily Californian reached out to professors for advice they had to offer to graduating seniors. The following is a collection of responses. Professors who responded: Robert Beatty, Professor of Molecular Cell Biology Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor Robin Einhorn, Professor of History Alex Filippenko, Professor of Astronomy Richard Muller, Professor of
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2012 Graduation Issue: Cal Meets World

For many of us, these have been the fastest few years of our lives. We find ourselves buying caps and gowns, preparing some final farewells and wondering where all that time could have possibly gone. In this 2012 Graduation Issue, we look to provide some parting perspectives, advice and information
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Debt levels differ for colleges

Come graduation day, some students may find themselves more concerned with their tuition bills than their college degrees. Last year’s college seniors graduated on average nationwide with $25,250 of student debt. However, compared to the nation, UC Berkeley students on average find themselves carrying a lighter debt load. While the
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