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Comal: a gourmet taste of Mexico for the unique palate

Comal is one of the few gourmet Mexican restaurants in Berkeley. At first, it seems like a small, cozy restaurant, but it expands into a large, 170-seat escape once you enter. Its mood lighting and polished wood-color theme give it an atmosphere like that of an upscale bar, though it is
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Project serves at-risk Mexican youth

The first thoughts that came to mind were, “What if I get lost in the woods during a hike and I get eaten by wolves? Or what if they make us shower in groups and there’s no stalls or curtains?!” My fifth-grade teacher had chosen the top four students in
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Plenty of fish in the sea

A few weeks ago, I took the girlfriend to Mexico for our anniversary. Get some sun, lie on the beach, maybe drink a little, you know. I was expecting it to be a nice time. So we’re sitting on the beach, sipping on some margaritas, things going great. Then she
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Defend Affirmative Action Party candidate for ASUC president David Ramirez Douglass seeks to promote rights for immigrants.

DAAP presidential candidate David Douglass advocates for integration, minority rights

Beyond Rhetoric

During his presidential campaign, David Douglass of the Defend Affirmative Action Party has emphasized a legacy of action and protest, saying that he hopes to revive the “youth-led progressive movement.” If elected, Douglass, aims to lead students against fee hikes, advocate for immigrant rights and double the underrepresented minority enrollment on campus.
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Drug cartel war has left a strong impact

The innocent lives lost will be recognized on Dia de los Muertos

One of Mexico’s most cherished holidays has taken on a more melancholic significance. The Dia de los Muertos holiday has celebrated the life, memory and spirit of deceased loved ones on Nov. 1 and 2 since the ancient traditions of the Aztec empire. It is a day of celebration, dance,
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Talking to strangers

My parents have always instructed me not to talk to strangers, and, as a kid, I took this command with utmost seriousness. In fact, I would say I took this instruction to an extreme degree. I’d shut my mouth, lock it and throw away the key.
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