Our basic humanity

Cal in Color

I’ve often had STEM friends not understand why they have to pay our exorbitant tuition even for classes not clearly related to their major.
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Fever dreaming of America

American Pie?

From rising hate speech to the travel ban to the attacks on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, our country is staggeringly anti-immigrant.
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Mama’s museum

Stories from the Outside

I didn’t realize how these different personal artistic expressions captured and reflected rapidly evolving political, social and economic climates.
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Pop songs from our past selves

Love in Conversation

Music is a vessel to hold our experiences, our many selves. It gives us words (and a drumbeat) for every moment of euphoria and every strain of heartbreak.
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Phantasms of inclusion

Cal in Color

Just because UC Berkeley isn’t majority white doesn’t mean that it truly includes its Black undergraduates — and labelling our campus as POC-majority further erases Black students.
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It’s high time

American Pie?

We cannot proceed as though time is linear, as though our reputations are the only things at stake, as though the past is a dusty relic.
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