Picks of the Week: Puns, prizes and political activism to get you through the week

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Maybe the events of last week — Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, UC Berkeley’s abysmal equity index score and the disappearance of Washington Post columnist and Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, for a start — have made you feel a sense of deep dissatisfaction in governments, both local and global.
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Productive, sustainable food system requires equitability

Every day, at least twice a day, I walk the strip of Shattuck Avenue that connects the UC Berkeley campus to my apartment, which is conveniently located behind the Safeway Community Markets. Most of this stretch is known to locals as the “Gourmet Ghetto”, although the restaurants that give the
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Warm weather drink guide

It seems like Mother Nature has gifted us a Valentine’s Day present in the form of some warmer weather. Take advantage of the warmth and the sunshine and go explore the many cafes in and around Berkeley. Grab your cold drink, cool down and take a leisurely stroll while enjoying
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Forget coffee: morning beverage replacements

As college students, we’re all addicted to caffeine. We need our morning cups of coffee in the morning, or we end up walking around pissed at the world because of our exhaustion and headaches. We often forget that there are plenty of other drinks that can wake us up in
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