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Editors’ Note: November 20

As we approach the end of this semester, we here at The Weekender have turned our focus to “consumption” in our era. How has what we consume changed in quarantine? How in our late-capitalist society does consumption drive everything from media to politics? And how has the word itself evolved? 
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Mental Health 2020: Hang in there, Bears!

Finals season at UC Berkeley always seems to engender a campuswide conversation about students’ mental well-being. Even in years much less turbulent than 2020, managing stress and keeping up with self-care can be daunting tasks for members of the campus community. It’s a redundant sentiment at this point, but this
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