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Personal essay: Food in the nude

By Sara Suhl

You’re sitting in a room. It’s dark, and the only source of light is coming from the candle whose wax you’re absentmindedly dipping your finger into. The air is warm and you’re surrounded by bamboo. In front of you is a large wooden bowl with various incarnations of what can
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Does Burning Man work?

By Conner Smith

Dragging myself out of the Nevada desert after a week of aimless exploration at Burning Man, I hungered for a receptacle for my reflections. I was confident clicking through a few reviews and photo essays would make sense of my mystical, dust-filled dreams. I was surprised to find, though, that
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Freedom of Speech: A Legacy or a Trap?

By Elaina Provencio

Winter in Berkeley. The trees lining Sproul Plaza are sparse, their bare limbs spreading out over the throngs of students and faculty members below, their fallen leaves lining the campus floor in a diverse array of color and texture reflective of the chaotic bustle. Winter on Sproul is filled with
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Consideration: A poem

By Ericka Shin

My words are coated with Cool river water, Not because that is all I know Or have, But because I can.   I scoop up some of the Soothing liquid, Dab a drop onto every syllable That springs forth from between my lips, Hiding scarlet blisters that threaten to burst
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