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Gender Equity Resource Center Director Billy Curtis chosen as San Francisco Pride parade grand marshal

Curtis, who is the director of UC Berkeley’s Gender Equity Resource Center, or GenEq, was selected by the SF Pride Board of Directors as a community Grand Marshal of this year’s parade. Curtis has been a persistent advocate for transforming culture and thought processes about gender and sexuality on the UC Berkeley campus and in the local community.
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Conservative scholar Steven Hayward to teach at UC Berkeley

Steven Hayward, the conservative columnist and Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, begins a three-year term as a visiting scholar at the campus Institute for Governmental Studies, where he will teach classes and hold events in an attempt to expose UC Berkeley to conservative thought.
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United States Must Protect Migrant Children

President Barack Obama declared the rising numbers of unaccompanied children and families entering the United States at our southern border “a humanitarian crisis.” But it is also a crisis of conscience raising the issue of how we as a nation respond to refugees seeking a safe haven on our soil.
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Our system isn’t broken, it’s dead

Two Steps Forward

Rather than rolling our eyes at the Tea Party, we should take a cue from them. For too long, we have been bound by classical party strictures, shoving ourselves into limited and gridlocked groups that function only for the interests of their pockets and pride. As misguided as the new far right may be, by threatening to break away from the GOP, they’re on the cusp of being far more progressive than any socialists. Rather than forcing ourselves into the too-small boundaries of the parties that exist, young people today should search for options that fit their ideas.
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13-04-26 Professor Patterson, A Powerlift Champion

Introducing Professor Patterson, a powerlifting champion

Though your professors may reign supreme in the lecture hall, you’re probably not too intimidated by them outside of the classroom. You might pale in comparison in a matchup of intellect, but you’d probably feel confident in your ability to sucker-punch them for that inordinately difficult question on that last midterm.
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