Libby & Alastair_online

On listening

Bits of Berkeley

This semester, we set out to tackle university issues that seemed too complicated to address in one week’s column. We thought that maybe with two weeks, we could present a fuller image of the issues we hoped to explore. Unsurprisingly, we found that we could not. While two weeks allowed
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Libby Rainey_online

What’s in a name?

Bits of Berkeley

The names of UC Berkeley’s buildings are so ingrained in the campus’s vocabulary that they seem at times to take on a meaning of their own. Dwinelle, Sproul, Wheeler and other monuments mark not only geographical locations on campus, but serve as forums for countless student experiences. But behind each
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Barrows_Williams_Weekender

A movement to rename Barrows Hall

Imagine a dystopian world where a majestic statue of Stalin looms over the city of Berkeley with gleaming rays illuminating its glory in a heroic, celestial manner. That’s a completely absurd notion, but it can be agreed that monumental statues, portraits and buildings serve as manners of remembrance and honor
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