Conceal, don’t feel

LGBTea

Maybe I was born with it or maybe it was the five pounds of makeup on my face, but I felt like I was in a Maybelline commercial as I strutted to class.
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Photo of Bianca Lee

The stars have spoken

Head in the Cloud

In my pursuit for “the best,” I found myself seduced by the rhetoric of convenience and forgetting the fulfillment in authentically discovering something new on my own.
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Unconditional love

Off the Beat

I found it difficult to distinguish between the great-grandmother who had given me endless validation and the great-grandmother who would beg for the same reassurance in return. 
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Illustration of two groups of people, one in black-and-white, tearing down fences in People's Park, representing protests past and present

A park by and for the people

CITY AFFAIRS: Fifty years after protest against developing People’s Park first erupted, campus should halt housing plans

While the importance of supportive housing in Berkeley cannot be discounted, People’s Park has never been a place for campus to do its bidding.
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