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Long-time Bay Area mental health organization confronts stigma of hoarding, calls for advocacy at UC Berkeley conference

For most people, interaction with individuals that exhibit hoarding behaviors has been limited to the extreme cases shown on documentary television series such as TLC’s “Hoarding: Buried Alive” or A&E’s “Hoarders.” “Dr. Phil” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” series that are enjoyed for their melodrama, have also featured similar cases
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How to make your own fall staycation

The idea of a fall break is bewildering to us UC Berkeley students. What is rest? What is relaxation? What is fun? Swimming through a sea of papers, midterms and homework, we’re drowning in academia. With almost 10 weeks of school done without a break, the upcoming three-day weekend is a
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Warmed up for a winter tour: A Q&A with Sweater Beats

When Antonio Cuna — who performs under the name Sweater Beats — emerged onto the electronic music scene, Cuna brought with him a bevy of influences from a diverse background. Cuna was born in the Philippines and later moved to the suburbs of Maryland, where he grew up listening to
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Tunesday: Genre-bending Covers

There are covers, and then there are genre-bending covers, in which artists take a piece of popular culture and reimagine it into a completely different style (whether that style is their own or a totally separate one). These covers can often be as compelling or interesting as the originals and
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