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Occupying for a better Berkeley campus

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Hours after the noontime rally, the police arrived on Sproul Plaza in riot gear. Riot gear, I thought. Were they kidding? The police told us — a few hundred students — to leave. We linked arms around the tent. This was the moment I became an Occupier. They jabbed clubs
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Chancellor Dirks’ Inauguration

Editor’s note: This is part of our wider coverage of the inauguration of Nicholas Dirks as UC Berkeley’s 10th chancellor on Nov. 8, 2013. Click here to see our page documenting the day. On November 8, 2013, UC Berkeley celebrated the installment of its 10th Chancellor, Nicholas B. Dirks. Berkeley was filled with
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Profits don’t make a city green

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Sometimes I feel like our cities are stuck in the dark ages. Business owners blame the homeless for the demise of society, while cities give tax breaks to “retain” businesses. Well-to-do cities enjoy being surrounded by nature, such as the sea breeze in Berkeley, while others suffer the effects of
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5 activities to do Halloween weekend besides party

Halloween can get a bad reputation for being an excuse for teens and young adults to go crazy. If you aren’t into parties over Halloween weekend, here are some other activities you can participate in that keep the spirit alive without the consumption of too many spirits … Fucking A This
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Racism in Berkeley never left

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“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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Songs of Sproul: The Soundtrack of Berkeley

What is Berkeley listening to? The Daily Cal captures the soundtrack of Berkeley by asking students on Sproul to show us a song from their playlist. Songs featured: The Love Club – Lorde Where The Story Ends – The Fray Psycho Killer – Talking Heads International (Skrillex Remix) – Chase
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The Daily Cal’s Guide to Acing Your Midterms

While this video won’t teach you how to memorize your organic chemistry textbook or solve differential equations in your sleep, it can help you in your quest to find the perfect study spot on campus. Tired of walking all the way to Main Stacks, only to find all the seats
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