Shawn Lewis, the President of the Berkeley College Republicans, helps set up the "Increase Diversity Bake Sale" last Tuesday morning.

UC Berkeley College Republicans’ president gains fame

Amid an ongoing tempest of public backlash, Shawn Lewis calmly looked into the camera as he confronted a state politician on national television. It was the day before the Berkeley College Republicans’ “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” — an event that had elicited cries of racism as it garnered international media
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Attaining diversity

STATE ISSUES: Race and gender should not be considered during the admissions process for the University of California.

The debate over campus diversity — particularly what qualifies as a diverse campus — is emotionally charged and difficult to navigate. At the same time, it is hard to deny that campus diversity, by any measure, enriches the college experience while providing education unattainable in the classroom. In the past
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