Welcome to The Weekender

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Michael Drummond/Senior Staff

The Weekender is a creative outlet for Berkeley stories of all kinds. We aim to curate reported features, profiles and commentary pieces on relevant issues and people in our community — transforming everyday stories into larger discussions about the forces that drive Berkeley. We also feature creative writing, poetry, personal essays, photography and video. This magazine serves as a platform for both staff writers and one-time contributors from all backgrounds.
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Editors’ Note

One hundred and forty-three years ago, The Daily Californian was founded. That was a less obvious development than it may seem. In 1871, the New York Times was only 20 years old, Harvard and Yale had yet to establish papers and the Wall Street Journal was nearly two decades from
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