Breaking cycles of trauma in our lives

Safe, Sane and Consensual

The newborn in my arms looked like a prune but smelled like heaven. If a fairy were to throw baby powder and marshmallows into warm milk, it would probably conjure up this tiny human being. The maternity ward was quiet, so as a doula at the San Francisco General Hospital,
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UC Berkeley School of Law announces new dean

Choudhry, currently a professor at New York University School of Law will succeed Interim Dean Gillian Lester, and replace Christopher Edley, Jr., former dean who stepped down in December 2013 after almost nine years of service.
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Negotiations for redevelopment of Bowles Hall underway

The board approved terms for the negotiation of the property’s lease to the Bowles Hall Foundation, a nonprofit organization composed mainly of UC Berkeley alumni, which would oversee the construction efforts and operate Bowles Hall as a residential college. Intended to reopen in August 2016, students would be encouraged to live in the newly co-ed college for the duration of their undergraduate education.
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Why Berkeley is the best college town

We all can recall the days, not too long ago, when we would spend late nights scrolling through College Prowler, meticulously analyzing every rating and comment on the schools we were considering. Who could really blame us? There were so many features to take into account! Major deciding factors included
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A Harvard parody: 15 ‘hottest’ freshmen

Harvard sucks, but when they release their annual list of “Fifteen Hottest Freshmen” — a somewhat degrading and slightly arbitrary list of 15 people deemed attractive — we hate them a little more. So the Clog — realizing that everyone at Cal is hot — profiled 15 random freshmen. We
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Cal in NCAA Salary Madness Championships

Taking bracketology to brackenomics, PayScale.com recently put UC Berkeley’s basketball team in the championship game if pairings were accorded to median alumni salary. Using language like “fat wallet four,” “top earning 8” and “salary 16” to denominate bracket tiers, the infographic puts a zingy twist on an American pastime. The
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Cal Grads Have It Good Too

Graduate school at Cal … not too shabby

After a particularly long week of class that culminates in a rather pointless discussion section at 5 p.m. on a Friday, you might be letting your thoughts stray to other things like the weekend, or maybe spring break. Looking around, you’re fairly sure that everyone is echoing similar statements, except
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