Hate speech posters found at various sites on campus Monday

At least five hate-speech posters — with at least two naming six current and former UC Berkeley students for their involvement in either the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement or Students for Justice in Palestine — were found plastered at various sites around campus Monday.
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Take a study break with these dead week events

UC Berkeley students tend to shut down during dead week. They retreat to the library, where the blinding fluorescent lights replace natural sunlight and the only distraction from their studies is to refill their reusable water bottles and use the restrooms. Consumed by stress, students forget that a plethora of
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If Gordo from “Lizzie McGuire” went to UC Berkeley

“Lizzie McGuire” was part of Disney Channel’s golden era in the early 2000s. Not only did it launch Hilary Duff’s music career, it was also a huge part of our childhood. Lizzie and her friends taught us everything we needed to know about surviving middle school (and beyond!). Adam Lamberg, the actor
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UC Berkeley alumni urge Berkeley Hillel to welcome more views on Israel policy

The Berkeley Hillel is a center for Jewish students at UC Berkeley and a chapter of the larger foundation Hillel International. Though the alumni letter sent last week recommends that the organization become an “Open Hillel” – a reference to a student movement that advocates opening Hillel’s restrictions on opinions about Israel – the letter instead began through a series of conversations between Jeremy Elster, a 2012 UC Berkeley graduate, and other alumni, all living in Israel at the time.
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Off the beat: My Turkey’s absence from news

“Your mom told me to pray for you when you went to Turkey,” said my dental hygienist when I walked into the office. This was the morning after a 13-hour flight home from a service trip with UC Berkeley Hillel. Turkey isn’t exactly the type of place one might assume
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Some thoughts on divestment and the Berkeley Jewish community

The Discomfort Zone

Editor’s note: Noah Kulwin is a member of J Street U at UC Berkeley. As word broke yesterday that ASUC President Connor Landgraf would not veto SB 160,  the divestment bill targeting companies involved in Israeli human rights violations, which passed in the ASUC last week, I was not sure
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