Things you should protest in 2017

After the most recent Women’s March that took place in multiple cities all over the world, many people saw the power that can come from a protest. As 2017 progresses, we at the Clog feel that there are many issues that go mostly unnoticed by our generation. These issues, too, need attention:
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Campaigning with clicks

Off the Beat

I cannot count the number of instances I have had to sidestep oblivious students walking through Sproul Plaza with their heads down, immersed in their smartphones rather than what is immediately in front of them. And I don’t think these individuals are simply trying to avoid eye contact with the
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Chancellor Dirks’ Inauguration

Editor’s note: This is part of our wider coverage of the inauguration of Nicholas Dirks as UC Berkeley’s 10th chancellor on Nov. 8, 2013. Click here to see our page documenting the day. On November 8, 2013, UC Berkeley celebrated the installment of its 10th Chancellor, Nicholas B. Dirks. Berkeley was filled with
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Will hope end inequality?

Last week, the latest video in the Blum Center for Developing Economies’ #GlobalPOV series was released, asking an important question about the role of hope in social change efforts.  Last week, approximately 8,000 undocumented residents were deported from the country where they have lived their lives, raised their families and
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Speakers at The Conscious Network advocate change

Symposium on mindful living unites diverse speakers and acts

The Conscious Network, hosted by UC Berkeley student group Conscious Living Collective, was a trip. The self-described “symposium on personal growth and social change,” which took place last Thursday evening at Wheeler Auditorium, is the kind of community event that could only happen at a place like UC Berkeley. Cal’s
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A new campus activism

CAMPUS ISSUES: A year after Occupy Cal took UC Berkeley by storm, activism on campus needs to adapt to new political and social realities.

Occupy Cal is dead, but that doesn’t mean student activism should disappear. One year ago, protesters at UC Berkeley used the momentum of Occupy Wall Street to establish a movement that, at least for a short period of time, consumed the campus. However, since Nov. 15 of last year, turnout
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