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Campus program serving students with disabilities faces allegations of federal fraud

Sarah Funes and Lisa Albertson, co-chairs of activist group Berkeley Disabled Students, alleged that the campus has been counting students who never applied as participants in the TRiO at Disabled Students’ Program, or TRiO, to meet federal guidelines, misreporting the number of students being serviced. Albertson alleged she was involuntarily a part of the program from 2009-14.
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A creative act of destruction

Individuals who consider themselves artists or have some connection to the arts often participate in a form of emotional release that begins at the root of the stigma against mental illness.
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Living with autoimmune disabilities

Being a student at UC Berkeley is hard. You have to juggle your classes, work, homework, midterms, papers, social life, blog-writing, etc. — the list is endless. The mental and physical stress this causes us is, as Donald Drumpf (#makeDonaldDrumpfagain) would say, yuuuuuuge. Surely you can imagine a time when you cried
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