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When will we see common-sense gun reform?

CITY AFFAIRS: Berkeley High School students are contributing to a student-led movement to address gun violence. Will elected officials listen?

Bay Area high schools need to learn from Berkeley High School faculty members and support their students in demanding change.
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UC Berkeley’s legal immigration services need more lawyers

CAMPUS ISSUES: UC Berkeley’s only immigration attorney was put on leave. Now, the Undocumented Students Program lacks a permanent full-time attorney to handle student cases

The person responsible for securing the release of undocumented student Luis Mora from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, custody has just been placed on administrative leave, and no one seems to know why.
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My journey to DACA

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I’d been living undocumented for 17 years when on June 15, 2012, former U.S. president Barack Obama’s administration made the groundbreaking decision to deploy the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
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Quentin Tarantino and desensitization to violence

There seems to be a sentiment among moviegoers that cinema presents us with a completely apolitical experience. The word “entertainment” is often thrown around in defense of movies with tenuous moral premises. People say, “It’s mere entertainment,” or, “It’s just fun.” Seen in this light, movies are an escape from
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