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Cultural Crossroads

I remember studying in the main lounge of my residence hall last fall when a custodian came in to vacuum, apologizing for the noise in the process. This gesture surprised me because 1) I had been worried I was an inconvenience to him throughout the ordeal, 2) he was only
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Since late May, Turkish protesters have been clashing with the police in cities across Turkey. Here, a protester is confronting the police in Taksim Square in Istanbul.

Playlist of the week: riot mix

These past few weeks have been full of intense political controversy, from the NSA surveillance leak in the United States to the anti-government riots in Turkey. Given all of the recent  upheaval, we at the Clog thought it would be appropriate to feature tracks with poignant political messages that apply
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Protest against police violence following the death of Kayla Moore

Around 70 protesters gathered at People’s Park Tuesday evening to protest the death of Kayla Moore while in Berkeley Police Department custody. Wielding banners and chanting slogans, protesters marched from People’s Park to the police station downtown, face to face with police in riot gear. Though the protest was non-violent,
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Negotiations made between university officials and occupants of Eshleman Hall

Footage of negotiations made on Tuesday, November 27 between university officials and the occupants of Eshleman Hall’s sixth floor was acquired by ASUC President Connor Landgraf. Read more here: http://www.dailycal.org/2012/11/27/protesters-occupy-eshleman-hall-to-press-for-multiculturalism-on-campus/

A new campus activism

CAMPUS ISSUES: A year after Occupy Cal took UC Berkeley by storm, activism on campus needs to adapt to new political and social realities.

Occupy Cal is dead, but that doesn’t mean student activism should disappear. One year ago, protesters at UC Berkeley used the momentum of Occupy Wall Street to establish a movement that, at least for a short period of time, consumed the campus. However, since Nov. 15 of last year, turnout
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