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Standing Strong

By Conner Smith and Hannah Lewis

Authors’ Note: A recent Daily Cal article explored some of the context of this movement. This piece seeks to highlight voices from UC Berkeley and impacted communities concerning collective responsibility to stand in solidarity. Both authors are affiliated with various groups involved in this movement.   “We are water protectors, not
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Back and Forth: Annie Goglia, Laughter Yoga

By Sindhu Ravuri

Editor’s Note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. The central part of Annie Goglia’s everyday experience is laughter. To her, each laugh resembles water, rippling until two strangers are forever intertwined through a mere reverberation of sound waves. To her, each laugh is a story — a
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Living in a van

By Marlena Trafas

It may seem inconceivable to set up shop inside a soccer-mom chariot when you can afford more traditional accommodation. After talking to UC Berkeley seniors Parker Stow and Carter Keeling, a couple of “vanners,” it was soon made clear that their living situation was not a defining part of their
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Chancellor for change: Examining the role of campus’s top leadership

By Jordyn Asakowicz

Last year it was revealed that UC Berkeley had spent $270,000 on a private consulting firm to bolster Chancellor Nicholas Dirk’s public image, spurring community debate surrounding his legitimacy as campus’s the most visible leader. In the wake of Dirks’ resignation shortly before the fall semester began, and as administrative
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A look into the senior art projects

By Uday Suresh

Editor’s Note: These interviews have been edited for clarity and length. Theses are usually somber affairs —  a thick stack of papers to show for many hours of intellectual thought. But the senior art thesis presentations take a different form.  Amongst the cubes of cheese and bread nestled comfortably in
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Photo inspired by “La Femme Fetal,” a sculpture created by former UC Berkeley student, Claire Astrow.

Birth control in the digital age

By Hannah Lewis

  We have sent robots to Mars, yet many people in the United States still lack the resources to plan their families. Benefits of family planning are far-reaching, including reducing pregnancy complications and infant mortality, advancing educational attainment and slowing population growth. Efforts to increase birth control accessibility have resulted
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Staff writer Cassie Ippaso reached out to several women's student organizations for anonymous submissions of real quotes from cis-men that perpetuated heteronormativity and patriarchy

“Grab ’em by the pussy,” a collection of quotes

By Cassie Ippaso

  Misogyny is one of the world’s oldest prejudices. For what he has done or failed to do, President-elect Donald Trump has brought to the forefront of our minds the notion that this ubiquitous prejudice is felt on some level by every woman. To prove this reality, I reached out
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Student band Deluna performs

By Dapree Doyle

Deluna performs their song, “Sea Blue.” Their band consists of students Posey Feuer on vocals, Blake Knutson on guitar, Sam Zuckerman on drums, and Nic Eisenhauer on bass. Contact Dapree Doyle at [email protected]

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