Lit with Lindsay: Living poetry

Cars zipped by, headlights burning trails in the dark, as I walked with a workshop leader from CalSLAM along Bancroft Way, from the basement of Barrows Hall to Caffe Strada. At that moment, I desperately wished that I, too, were driving somewhere far away, as I tried to think of
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Weekender Picks

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, San Francisco’s free three-day music festival, is upon us. Take BART to Muni to Golden Gate Park to catch Dawes, Lone Bellow, Conor Oberst and countless others. Not interested in making the trek across the bay? Check out CalSLAM’s first poetry slam Friday night in 60 Evans.
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CalSLAM brings down barriers with original material

At UC Berkeley, the terms “free speech,” “equality” and “expression” are seemingly ubiquitous ideals in light of the campus and city’s history. In the spirit of the Free Speech Movement of 1964, the campus environment integrates its legacy into everyday life. The symbols are everywhere, from the the Free Speech
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Breaking the single story

Cultural Crossroads

When I think of all the untold stories stagnating in the suburbs of Southern California, where I attended high school — in Santa Ana and Garden Grove — it saddens me that popular TV Shows like “The O.C.” and the “The Real Housewives of Orange County” have overshadowed the true
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Perspectives Showcase celebrates UC Berkeley’s diversity

Satisfying in its almost vaudevillian variety and personally engaging in its content, the 12th Annual ASUC Perspectives Showcase was a particularly uplifting theater experience. From the moment I approached Zellerbach Theater, weaving through a throng of smilingly chatty students, it was clear that Perspectives was a special kind of performance.
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