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STATE ISSUES: The Daily Californian will offer the chance to get educated on issues and candidates included on next Tuesday’s ballot.

While many students may not stay in Berkeley after graduation, we implore students to go to the polls in a week to ensure a better Berkeley for themselves and future residents.
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Going home

A Whole New World

Going “home” is a hard process for us. The entire effort is almost like therapy: tracing back your footsteps in order to validate yourself and pick out the problems and joys that had once been in your life.
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Studio Visit: Mandy Aftel, perfumer and author

Tucked away in a wooden house on a quaint Berkeley street, Mandy Aftel hand crafts perfumes for her 17 year old perfume company, Aftelier Perfumes. The Weekender visited Mandy in her studio to talk about what inspires her perfumes, how she finds scents from around the world and the history
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PSA: Litquake hosting literary events in SF until Oct. 18

If last week’s Hackathon wasn’t up your alley and this week’s football game isn’t quite your speed, maybe you need another cultural event to attend this week. We at the Clog have good news for you: We found just the right thing. We’re talking about Litquake, a week of literature-related
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From the Archives: At Berkeley, a legacy of love

Editor’s Note: We’re republishing this piece as Jim Rainey, one of the subjects of the story, was honored this weekend by the Daily Californian Education Foundation as the 2014 Alumnus of Year.  There’s a yellow card that’s sat on my mom’s dresser for years. It’s a love letter from my dad —
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It’s Parents’ Weekend! Here are 15 things to do

If there’s one thing that gets us to attack the pile of laundry overtaking our desk chairs, it’s having our parents come to visit. Once you’ve got your apartment or dorm all tidied up for Parents and Reunion Weekend at Homecoming this weekend, you’ll have to figure out how to
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The trails are alive

One silent bird drifted seamlessly off into the distance as the fog crystallized into the morning sky. I felt something small open up as if I just found the key to my antique chest, and my heart and lungs and capillaries softly smiled at the world. I had made it
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