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UC Berkeley must defend free speech, promote dialogue

At the climax of the Free Speech Movement 53 years ago, UC Berkeley faculty overwhelmingly resolved that “the content of speech or advocacy should not be restricted by the university” and that “the time, place, and manner of conducting political activity on the campus shall be subject to reasonable regulation
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Berkeley students should organize protest against Milo Yiannopoulos

The Berkeley Against Trump coalition, previously known as the Berkeley J20 coalition, invites all solidarity-minded students and other members of the campus community to protest with us against far-right agitator Milo Yiannopoulos on Feb. 1. We will gather at 5 p.m at Sproul and show our unwillingness to allow our campus
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The counterargument to Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley

On Thursday, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks released a statement to the UC Berkeley community discussing the “tension between rights and values,” articulating that while the administration may not condone Milo Yiannopoulos’s words and actions, they will not be shutting down the event. Chancellor Dirks chose to use the language of “tolerance,” suggesting
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In defense of Milo Yiannopoulos

The Berkeley College Republicans have suffered much criticism and abuse for inviting Breitbart tech journalist and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to campus Feb. 1. In light of recent events here and at previous stops on Mr. Yiannopoulos’ “Dangerous Faggot Tour,” we believe that an explanation is in order. We invited Mr.
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Freedom of Speech: A Legacy or a Trap?

Winter in Berkeley. The trees lining Sproul Plaza are sparse, their bare limbs spreading out over the throngs of students and faculty members below, their fallen leaves lining the campus floor in a diverse array of color and texture reflective of the chaotic bustle. Winter on Sproul is filled with
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