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The heart of the matter: art as healing

By Olivia Staser

At the heart of any artistic endeavor is just that – heart. As discussed in a previous issue of The Weekender, here at Berkeley, students are already using this form of personal expression as a means to manage their own mental health. But what does that all add up to in a more professional setting?
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Let’s talk: A call for open-mindedness

By Erika Siao

Friends back home roll their eyes when I say that after a semester here, I became vegetarian, joined Amnesty International and picked up an Ethics concentration in my major. But contrary to popular belief, I have not become a violent anti-fascist, a member of the socialist party or a dissenter of free speech.
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