Photo Archives: Co-op life in the 70’s

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With the recent opening of the Bancroft Library’s exhibit on the Berkeley Student Cooperative’s history, we in the Daily Californian photo department decided to delve into our photo archives to see how past photographers documented the BSC. The most striking thing about these pictures is their timeless quality. Some pictures
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Recognizing racism, but making progress

Earlier this week, Daily Cal writer Josh Escobar bravely addressed the issues of racism being faced by our Cal community. The Berkeley Student Cooperative wants to formally apologize for the inappropriate racial comments and atmosphere he experienced in our cooperative community. Escobar is correct that racism still exists in Berkeley.
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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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