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Fixing UC Berkeley politics starts with rhetoric we employ

On Oct. 5, BridgeUSA co-hosted a symposium with the Berkeley Center for New Media — BCNM — and the Graduate Assembly centered around free speech in the age of social media. To briefly recap: The event went well. Robert Reich and Chancellor Carol Christ delivered excellent keynote addresses, the panel
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Erwin Chemerinsky should address Palestine exception to free speech

Erwin Chemerinsky, the new dean of Berkeley Law, has been making waves in campus politics regarding free speech issues. Chemerinsky is a major constitutional law scholar, an outspoken liberal and a free speech absolutist. He’s the perfect figure to defend the UC Berkeley’s administration from people who are angry about
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Alternative methods for more effective protest

Last week, I showed my support for free speech by being on campus every day and holding all my classes. With terrorism, we’re told to live our lives as we normally would — otherwise, the terrorists win. So what does it say about us if the “alt-right” comes to town and
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Campus must be defended against hostile private interests

Although the threatened right-wing invasion devolved into the “most expensive photo-op in the university’s history,” this is unlikely to be the last attempt to disrupt our campus. There are lessons to be learned. Freedom of speech is one foundational principle of the public university. Academic freedom is another. Since 1964,
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Campus abides by First Amendment, protects free speech

Chancellor Carol Christ is adhering to the First Amendment and the basic principles of academic freedom in ensuring that controversial speakers can appear on the UC Berkeley campus without endangering the safety of students, staff and faculty. Indeed, UC Berkeley has the chance to be a model for colleges and
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