Following Sproul Plaza assault, Trump threatens to exchange free speech commitment for federal funds

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On Feb. 1, 2017, violent protests outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union building forced controversial conservative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos' event to be canceled.

During his speech at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, President Donald Trump condemned the assault that took place Feb. 19 on Sproul Plaza against Hayden Williams, a man tabling for the conservative organization Turning Point USA.
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‘The insistence of innovation:’ California state Sen. Henry Stern on his experiences at Berkeley Law and his impression of campus politics

The Bridge - A series of interviews linking students to remarkable figures of UC Berkeley and the Bay Area.

Sen. Stern explains that what ultimately drew him to Berkeley Law was the real, critical work being done on the campus and the rich variety of ways he could engage with chief issues of the time. In his own words, “the power of (UC Berkeley) is the breadth.”
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