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Electing college

On the Mark

It was an election that brought me back to college last year. Actually, it was two. Though I have voted in every presidential election since 2000, I had never been one to put much faith in electoral politics. Voting, argue many on the left, does not change anything: In important
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Cal students need to vote in the November election

I’m a UC Berkeley alumna, and I have a favor to ask of all my fellow Golden Bears — this November, when the voting polls open, be there to take collective action. Be there to vote. As a UC Berkeley student, you’re either returning to or arriving at one of
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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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