Forced to forge a new path

Safeena

Most people don’t know that when I arrived at UC Berkeley, frizzy-haired and bright-eyed, I wanted to be a sports broadcaster. I didn’t want to be the first female president, an organizer, an advocate, a political news junkie or an actress — I wanted to be a sports broadcaster. I
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Josh-Escobar-Full

Racism in Berkeley never left

Urban Animal

“Kill the Mexicans!” my friend hollered as we watched a movie. Some of my housemates groaned. Others chuckled. I stayed quiet even though I’m Mexican American. We all continued watching the movie; it’s easy to shrug off discrimination when it’s not directly targeted at you. Where I used to live,
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Haste makes waste

CAMPUS ISSUES: While the ASUC Senate can and should make ideological stands, it should not spend student money so recklessly.

Students at UC Berkeley share a passion and desire for advancing justice and making wrongs right. Issues like budget cuts often draw attention from the campus community, and the student government plays an important role in expanding support. But the ASUC Senate’s Feb. 7 bill — which reiterated support for
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UC Berkeley forum discusses affirmative action

In light of the Berkeley College Republicans’ bake sale controversy, Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent veto of SB 185 and the subsequent emergence of widespread discussion on the UC Berkeley campus, a panel of five speakers discussed the legal implications of affirmative action in education Wednesday night.The event, which was organized
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Joey Freeman spoke at a legal forum on affirmative action Wednesday evening.  The forum, which included a panel of five speakers, was hosted by Phi Alpha Delta, one of UC Berkeley's pre-law fraternities.

Legal forum on affirmative action in education held at UC Berkeley

In light of the Berkeley College Republicans’ bake sale controversy, Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent veto of SB 185 and the subsequent emergence of widespread discussion on the UC Berkeley campus of affirmative action, a panel of five speakers discussed the legal implications of affirmative action in education Wednesday night. The event, which was
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Members of the UC Movement for Efficient Privatization held a bake sale on Upper Sproul Plaza, charging $22,000 per cupcake. This pricing represented the proposed student fee increase to $22,000.

UC Berkeley group advertises cupcakes — for $22,000

The UC Movement for Efficient Privatization jumped on the bake sale bandwagon Wednesday afternoon when its members came out on Sproul Plaza to satirically raise awareness about rising cost of public education. Representatives from the group promised free cupcakes if students signed up for $22,000 student loan applications provided by
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casey.given.online

A tale of two protests

They were the best of times, they were the worst of times at UC Berkeley. Like any other typical days, these two began with students sleepily strolling through Sproul, dodging endless obstacles of suit-clad solicitors, sanctimonious eccentrics and agitated activists. However, these two days were by no means typical. Rather,
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Shawn Lewis, the President of the Berkeley College Republicans, helps set up the "Increase Diversity Bake Sale" last Tuesday morning.

UC Berkeley College Republicans’ president gains fame

Amid an ongoing tempest of public backlash, Shawn Lewis calmly looked into the camera as he confronted a state politician on national television. It was the day before the Berkeley College Republicans’ “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” — an event that had elicited cries of racism as it garnered international media
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