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Bruins vs Golden Bears

As students of the first University of California (hence the sometimes obnoxious nickname “Cal”), a lot of us were fortunate enough to get into multiple other schools under the system. And very often, the decision of where to spend four years of our lives comes down to two great places:
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No longer an invisible minority

Cultural Crossroads

The first time I learned to identify myself as “white” on official government papers, I thought it was rather funny. To 12- year-old me, the term “white” did not extend beyond skin color, and the thought of me being identified in this way was so blatantly wrong that I didn’t
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The Tang Center provides health care for students with Berkeley SHIP. Covered California, the state’s 
marketplace for health insurance coverage, will provide students with another insurance option.

UC Berkeley to abandon SHIP

Campus to return to locally managed health care plan

Following months of controversy, UC Berkeley announced that it will withdraw from the systemwide UC Student Health Insurance Plan in the fall.
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Introducing Professor Patterson, a powerlifting champion

Though your professors may reign supreme in the lecture hall, you’re probably not too intimidated by them outside of the classroom. You might pale in comparison in a matchup of intellect, but you’d probably feel confident in your ability to sucker-punch them for that inordinately difficult question on that last midterm.
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Laughing

Berkeley students are apparently super happy

In a recent article by CBS News, UC Berkeley topped the list of 25 state universities with the happiest freshman population, with a 96.8 percent retention rate. Ordinarily, we’d think it’s a little haughty of CBS News to tell us how we feel — they don’t know us. But in
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The finish line

Cal Triathlon’s journey to Nationals

Crammed amid thousands anxious college students from across the United States, 40 brave racers representing Cal Triathlon inched toward the edge of their seats and crossed their fingers last Saturday. It had been a long three days in Tempe, Ariz., for these athletes. Stepping off the plane on Thursday afternoon,
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Artist Rodney McMillian discusses process

Los Angeles artist melds the political and artistic with keen performances

Los Angeles-based artist Rodney McMillian uses unusual media, video, performances and speeches to carry his statements, which are often political and American-based, such as his unstretched, saggy portrayal of the U.S. Supreme Court building. He has shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art
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