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The personal and the political

Last week’s piece was not a reflection of my personal views, but rather an investigation into why a growing number of left-leaning California voters feel that the current political system fails to represent their values.
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Dear Justin Wilcox: Don’t move into Sonny Dykes’ old house

(Disclaimer: The following story is not actually intended to dissuade anyone from buying Sonny Dykes’ house. It’s a nice place, really.) Cal football’s former head coach Sonny Dykes is selling his Piedmont, California, home, as first reported by realtor.com. The house, which is listed at $4.25 million, is the seemingly
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What to do if you still don’t have housing

Maybe your housing plans fell through last minute. Maybe you procrastinated a little too much. Maybe you counted on getting a spot in a co-op and then it didn’t happen. Whatever the reason, if you don’t have your housing set for fall semester, you’re probably freaking out. We at the
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Quick tips for dealing with your (bad) roommate

The year is finally close to wrapping up. You’re all undoubtedly stressed out with classes and whatnot — tortuously long papers and problem sets, way-past-midway-though-the-course midterms (one of the many cruel mysteries of UC Berkeley) and readings (is anyone still doing their readings?) galore. You probably also have extracurricular stressors like
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Pros and cons of living in a frat house for the summer

When you find yourself, as we all do at most points in our lives, realizing you spent what little money you had left on a “Make America Great Again” hat coupled with marijuana leaf glasses because you’re teeming with the wisdom that comes with youth, never fear. Although you can
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