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Living in a van

By Marlena Trafas

It may seem inconceivable to set up shop inside a soccer-mom chariot when you can afford more traditional accommodation. After talking to UC Berkeley seniors Parker Stow and Carter Keeling, a couple of “vanners,” it was soon made clear that their living situation was not a defining part of their
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A look into the senior art projects

By Uday Suresh

Editor’s Note: These interviews have been edited for clarity and length. Theses are usually somber affairs —  a thick stack of papers to show for many hours of intellectual thought. But the senior art thesis presentations take a different form.  Amongst the cubes of cheese and bread nestled comfortably in
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Student band Deluna performs

By Dapree Doyle

Deluna performs their song, “Sea Blue.” Their band consists of students Posey Feuer on vocals, Blake Knutson on guitar, Sam Zuckerman on drums, and Nic Eisenhauer on bass. Contact Dapree Doyle at [email protected]

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Puff, Puff…Pass?: Proposition 64 is California’s mark of progress

By Robert Patrick Van Tooke

If cannabis is legalized recreationally in California after Nov. 8’s election, the entire Pacific Coast of the United States will allow the possession, consumption and cultivation of marijuana — a federally illegal drug. Legitimacy is the theme of cannabis legalization. Activists say access to cannabis is a civil liberty; some
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The Berkeley Beyhive: Interpreting Beyonce

By Ericka Shin

According to Beyoncé, I slay. This was a much-needed reminder, courtesy of her performance of “Formation” at Levi’s Stadium in her September Santa Clara stop of “The Formation World Tour.” A tumultuous start to the semester had left me feeling disoriented and a bit reckless. But rocking my metaphorical Givenchy
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Philip McGough checks a ticket before carrying a deep dish pizza to one of his tables. He has worked at Zachary's Chicago Pizza for ten years.
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Philip McGough checks a ticket before carrying a deep dish pizza to one of his tables. He has worked at Zachary's Chicago Pizza for ten years.

Pieces of the pie: A look into Zachary’s Chicago Pizza

By Lauren Glasby

We live in a time where we can have anything and everything. Our pumpkin-spice-latte- smart-phone-filled desires are at our fingertips. But with consumerism comes consequences; as we make our purchases based on convenience, we turn a blind eye to the the exploitation occurring behind the closed doors of capitalism. Employees
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Music and marijuana: Telegraph’s Amoeba Records to open dispensary inside

By Robert Patrick Van Tooke

“We are not Wal-Mart.”’   Amoeba Records co-founder Marc Weinstein looks onward, upset by the comparison. Weinstein is at Berkeley City Council’s meeting with other co-founders Dave and Yvonne Prinz. The duo and their team are here to advocate for and defend Berkeley Compassionate Care Collective, their plan for a
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