UC Berkeley senior Tucker Pinochi protests Donald Trump's presidency Nov. 9.

A tale of two parties: Contending ideals and the death of the Left

T he overwhelming dichotomy of American partisanship came to a head Tuesday, as two alarmingly disparate electorates eventually voted Donald J. Trump the president-elect of the United States. At a time when political discourse runs in one of either two veins — mainstream network liberalism or independent guerrilla conservatism —
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From a nasty woman

2 cents on 2 sides

Throughout my life, my family and peers brushed aside my retaliations to their sexist comments, branding me as just condescending or ill-tempered. Because sexist tenets are the norm, any sort of deviation in my family or in my high school was labeled as lacking significance or as a temper tantrum.
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Election Eulogy

Farewell to the 2016 Presidential Election

Today, we are gathered here in solemn remembrance of the 2016 Presidential Election. Although it lived a long and eventful life, dragging on for nearly two years, we will miss the constant media distractions, wild scandals, name-calling, bird encounters, Twitter wars and, most of all, the memes. These past couple
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What to talk about now that the election is over

Congratulations, America. We did it. We lived through an election where Republican primary nominees dropped like flies, where the general presidential debates got nasty — pun intended — and where [say something about the winner]. Now that it’s over, though, we at the Clog have realized something. The election was
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