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Graduates attend UC Berkeley winter commencement

On Saturday afternoon, UC Berkeley honored Class of 2014 graduates at its December Commencement in Haas Pavilion. Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, student speaker Fatima Sy, and keynote speaker Bill Maher delivered speeches to the graduating students. Maher gave his keynote address despite opposition from students on campus. Read the full story
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Chancellor Dirks on student activism

Now, nearly four months after celebrations in honor of the Free Speech Movement began, the campus finds itself at the end of a semester that has been most recently marked by protests against tuition increases and nonindictments in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases. In both instances, students have vocally exercised their collective right to free speech.
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