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Fixing UC Berkeley politics starts with rhetoric we employ

On Oct. 5, BridgeUSA co-hosted a symposium with the Berkeley Center for New Media — BCNM — and the Graduate Assembly centered around free speech in the age of social media. To briefly recap: The event went well. Robert Reich and Chancellor Carol Christ delivered excellent keynote addresses, the panel
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letter to the editor

Blanket opposition to Antifa violence is naive

The op-ed by Mitchell Zimmerman contained obtuse statements in support of the author’s rant against Antifa. As someone who also lived through the ’60s , I was offended by Zimmerman’s op-ed. First, the author claimed that the Weathermen (an offshoot of Students for a Democratic Society) undermined broader participation in
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Reflections on 70 years of liberation

This year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz by Soviet soldiers. Historians speculate that between 1940 and 1945, more than 1.1 million people were exterminated at both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II — also called Auschwitz-Birkenau. Below are
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A Random Important Alumni

A really important random alumnus

When we’re given the responsibility speech by our parents at the tender age of 10, then again at 12 and 16, once more at 18 and for good measure at 21 — as if we hadn’t been drinking all this time — there is always some mention of following in
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