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Quiz: Should you engage in a political debate on Facebook?

Ah, yes. Facebook. Once a friendship-starter, now a friendship-ender — and today’s hotspot for heated, political debate. From the protests over Milo Yiannopoulos’ scheduled campus appearance last Wednesday to Trump’s (recently blocked) travel ban, engaging in political discussion here at UC Berkeley isn’t so simple anymore. While it can be incredibly
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How to repurpose protest signs

A truly burning question! UC Berkeley students are very environmentally conscious (and also, of course, politically conscious), and it’s important to recognize the many trees that have sacrificed their lives so we could support what we believe in. The planet is slowly warming, people, and it needs your help. So,
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UC Berkeley senior Tucker Pinochi protests Donald Trump's presidency Nov. 9.

A tale of two parties: Contending ideals and the death of the Left

T he overwhelming dichotomy of American partisanship came to a head Tuesday, as two alarmingly disparate electorates eventually voted Donald J. Trump the president-elect of the United States. At a time when political discourse runs in one of either two veins — mainstream network liberalism or independent guerrilla conservatism —
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Exciting facts about Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton’s running mate Tim Kaine has been accused of being an uninteresting choice from the moment she introduced him. We mean this literally — people are accusing Tim Kaine of being extremely boring. While many speculate that this was part of the reason for Kaine’s nomination or suggest that
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Professors: looking to connect just like us

On a campus where relevance is of the utmost importance, often times even our educators participate in the quest to be culturally adept. Though we attend the number one public university in the world, our professors are still mortal (with a few exceptions of course), and try to connect with
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Memorable moments from the Democratic, Republican National Conventions

This year the whole country watched the Republican National Convention, or RNC, and the Democratic National Convention, or DNC, with a mixture of awe, confusion, sadness and anticipation. While our last shred of hope that the RNC would somehow be able to overstep the public and elect literally any nominee other than Donald Trump was shamelessly and hopelessly dashed, we were at least able to cheer ourselves up with endless videos and images of Bill Clinton frolicking among the beautiful balloons celebrating Hillary Clinton’s nomination.
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