Slackonometrica

Pop Vulture

Business communications platforms have always struggled with the appropriate amount of transparency. Email is too life-threateningly dull for a real group conversation; does everyone need to know or care about why you canceled this week?
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Culture shock at UC Berkeley

Cal in Color

Berkeley was never too far away from home, and even though I rarely visited, I didn’t think it would be that different from Oakland — but it was.
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Berkeley famous

Confessions of a moderator

“You know, looking at your name, I almost thought you were the ‘Overheard Guy,’ ” she said.
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Illustration of landlord and tenant

Give all tenants a fair chance

CITY AFFAIRS: The Fair Chance Ordinance offers previously incarcerated individuals a much-deserved second chance at life

This vicious cycle of oppression needs to end by outlawing discriminatory housing practices, and more cities need to be active in implementing this policy.
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How nice is sugar and spice?

Fresh off the BART

This disastrous miscarriage of health management is built upon a health care industry that too often caricatures its patients and treats them with a one-size-fits-all mindset.
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