Where are the leaders?

The city of Berkeley needs new student trailblazers. The two competing proposals for a new student district both have passionate advocates. At this week’s meeting, the City Council voted to do a staff analysis of the United Student District Amendment, an alternative district map submitted a few months ago. That
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Student district needs input from all students

On Sept. 10, Berkeley City Council is set to make a historic vote on a student district. The City Council has already expressed its approval of the creation of such a district, so the question we face is what would it look like? One would expect such a district would
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Cal students need a voice

Redistricting director explains student district implications

UC Berkeley students are on the verge of achieving a dream decades in the making. On May 7, Berkeley City Council chose to narrow the field of submitted redistricting proposals from seven to two — one of which was proposed by the Berkeley Student District Campaign. Established three years ago
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Student district isn’t good for city

Imagine Berkeley students having one or two strong voices on the Berkeley City Council. Now, let’s reflect on how we could get that to happen. A student-majority district? Wrong. Redistricting has come to the city of Berkeley — and with it comes many issues. Redistricting is basically the redrawing of
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