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Cal softball aiming to extend winning streak in Hawaii

Ending the weekend errorless, Cal’s defense showed it can tighten things up when matched up against weaker opponents. The question remains whether the Bears can hold the same notion against the beasts of the Pac-12 throughout March and April to prove they are worthy of postseason glory.
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Unpopular opinion: I hate the holidays

Off the Beat

Content warning: Sexual assault and suicide As a child, the holidays were magical times filled with love and good food. It was the time of the year that I got to reconnect with family, creating memories that I would cherish until the next year brought new ones. The holidays meant
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Genetic modification technology benefits smallholder farms

Three letters can quickly turn lackadaisical shoppers at a farmers market, diners at a restaurant or families at dinner tables quite sour: GMO. When challenged to expand this acronym into its full form, vehement oppositionists to this technology are often found fumbling for the words “genetically modified organism.” What is
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