Performing arts can facilitate peaceful dialogue and free speech

With the recent high-profile cancellation of Cal Performances’ season-opening performance by the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, originally scheduled for the evening of Sept. 21 at the Hearst Greek Theatre, the increasingly uneasy relationship between geopolitics and the arts — and the global issue of free speech — landed directly
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Broke and bored in Berkeley

Being a poor college student can be a struggle in the Bay Area. After Friday classes are done, your heart tells you to go and explore — have fun! Then, you look into your wallet. The hollow hole where money should reside tells you that this will be another weekend
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Dwinelle Hall bathroom graffiti: a review

Let’s face it: Dwinelle Hall probably has the most objectively disgusting bathrooms on campus. Complete with toilets encased in plastic bags and an odor that reminds us of poop, B.O. and cheap perfume all at the same time, Dwinelle bathrooms should be avoided at all costs. Except, that is, when
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UC Berkeley desk art

Who we are during our deepest, darkest Main Stacks moments and during the indulgent periods of intense solitude we encounter when we take a dump is often expressed by a strong, shrieking voice in our heads that demands to be immortalized. The thoughts that make it to the public surfaces are
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