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PG&E power outage plan kept people in the dark

STATE AFFAIRS: Lack of communication on power outage contributed to unnecessary stress, confusion.

PG&E should’ve known that the outage would drive people to use the website; failing to prepare for that was a huge mistake on PG&E’s part. 
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Our public schools are nothing without our teachers

STATE AFFAIRS: Educators ought to be at the forefront of Berkeley voters’ minds come election season.

While it’s a pity that the state hasn’t yet prioritized grade school education, it’s on Berkeley voters to keep teachers in the district and let them do what they do best. 
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To fund campus, state needs to pick up the slack

CAMPUS AFFAIRS: UC Berkeley succeeded in balancing the budget but still needs continual support from alumni, state

Despite being stretched to the bone financially, the campus has made an impressive effort to maintain the quality of the education we receive.
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Collaboration between city, campus promises results

CITY ISSUES: Lawsuit over who’s footing the Berkeley housing bill is unproductive for both the city and campus

The city and campus have a mutually beneficial relationship, and it’s time that they collaborated smartly to find a solution that works for everyone.
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Time’s ticking on climate change

UC ISSUES: Students understand the need for immediate action on climate change — does the UC system?

The UC alone can’t solve climate change, but it’s a major stakeholder in the state’s future, which means prioritizing environmental protection.
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