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Nothing and everything

If death were a photograph, it would be the first selfie you ever took. You were probably in sixth grade, got your first flip phone with a camera button on the side and turned it around to take a picture of your acne-ridden face, side bangs curling up, braces fully
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Interview: Claire Kremen, conservation biologist

Claire Kremen knows her stuff. As a campus professor of environmental science, policy and management, head researcher at the Kremen Lab Group and seasoned conservation biologist, she brings her experiences in academia and beyond to the forefront of some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time. In a
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Photo Essay: Animals of Foothill

Coming from Singapore, I’d never really seen wild deer before coming to Berkeley. Unlike a lot of people here, I find the squirrels of Berkeley absolutely adorable. Everywhere I look there is wildlife to be found. I love that I am able to walk out of my dorm and within
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Notes from my journal: “To me, he was freedom”

3/24/15 My perfect home would be a house, on one of those quieter residential streets, like Parker, but not too far away. It would be old and creaky and wooden, medium blue with pink shutters. It would be a loving house – lots of home-cooked meals, lots of books and
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Poem: The Schoolyard

Callused palms, and grass-stained elbows. Their cheeks flushed with afternoon play. My heart jolts in my chest at the sound of pierced screams, before I look up to see them laughing. They tug and swing on shined monkey-bars, daring each other to kiss the girl next to them.   I
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The Cutting Edge: Androgynous Fashion

From Coco Chanel’s parade of pants tailored for women to the sharp, rebellious, boyish cuts of the roaring 1920s, fashion is classically a unique gender-bending stage for social change and criticism. With our bodies serving as its most intimate of canvases, fashion is a unique expression of self, where societal
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Question your friends

Stifled by my parents throughout my childhood from creating an online identity, I took matters into my own hands junior year of high school when I created my own Facebook page. Not only was I introduced to a virtual social environment that somehow evaded the confines of the typical high
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Picks of the Week

How Weird Street Faire 2015 is Sunday in San Francisco. This will be the 16th year that this festival brings weirdos in costume together to enjoy a day of music, art, performances and street vendors. Raise your consciousness with thousands of others from noon to 8 p.m. There is a
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