Bake sale shows poor judgment, timing

The Berkeley College Republicans have recently drawn the attention of local news media, having stirred controversy throughout campus for their decision to hold an “affirmative action bake sale” to coincide with SB 185, a bill that would allow the UCs and CSUs to utilize ethnicity in the applications process. The
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Why our experiences cannot be discounted

Only in Berkeley does a bake sale incense the masses, spur yet another protest and garner national media attention. I’ve devoured dozens of cookies and cupcakes in my lifetime, but never before have they motivated me to discuss race, politics and education with my peers. On Thursday evening, the Berkeley
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Bake sale going forward as planned despite national protest

Despite massive outcries of protest from campus organizations, the Berkeley College Republicans are adamant in going ahead with their controversial bake sale. The sale — intended as a satirical response to the affirmative action-like SB 185 currently awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature — will involve baked goods that are priced
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Complete coverage of the UC Berkeley Republican bake sale controversy

This page will aggregate The Daily Californian’s coverage of the Berkeley College Republicans’ “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” and the campus community’s response. Here you will find news, videos and analysis of the controversy.  Go here for a complete collection of the UC Berkeley community’s commentary on the bake sale. Follow
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ASUC Senate passes student group conduct bill

Emergency meeting lasted 30 minutes

The ASUC Senate unanimously passed a bill at an emergency meeting Sunday evening to promote “respectful ASUC student organization conduct,” in light of the controversy surrounding the Berkeley College Republicans’ plans to hold an “Increase Diversity Bake Sale.” The bake sale — which created a tiered structure for the pricing
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Coalition releases demands in response to bake sale

In response to an upcoming controversial bake sale on campus, a list of seven tentative demands by a coalition of UC Berkeley students of the campus administration were posted online — but leaders of that coalition said the demands are not finalized and their release was premature.