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A week in events: Oct. 20 to Oct. 26

Dreading the second wave of midterms and trying to put off studying? Here’s a plentiful list of events you can attend to distract yourself! Whether you want to get your organic-vegetable fix or get involved in the startup scene around Berkeley, this week is filled with opportunities for you. Monday,
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Emotional and social politics of PMS

Safe, Sane and Consensual

I was a sink with a leaky faucet. The tears wouldn’t stop. There was nothing wrong. I wasn’t sad. I just couldn’t stop crying. My mind churned out reasons to be sad, and I cried until I had a pair of swollen goldfish eyes. The worst part about it? This
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Midseason Gameday Edition

1. Oregon (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12) The Oregon train keeps on rolling, and it looks like someone cut the breaks. After a deceivingly close 45-24 win over a scrappy Washington squad last Saturday, it’s hard to see the No. 2 Ducks dropping another Pac-12 game. Marcus Mariota continues to slay any
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Cal has shot at taking down Oregon — but wait

Grantland’s John Brandon put it best: “Well, Cal can’t win this game.” A Bears win over the No. 3 Ducks is as inconceivable as Mitt Romney winning California’s electoral college votes. How about the defensive matchup? Cal ranks 74th in the country in defending the run. USC’s run defense is
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