The student district must not be defeated

CITY AFFAIRS: Divided supporters of a student supermajority district risk losing student representation if they don't unify for the November referenda.

As Berkeley inches toward the November election and grinds closer to the conclusion of a chaotic, years-long redistricting process, the realization of a student supermajority City Council district — which seemed within grasp earlier this year — is in peril.
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Avoid putting the student district on the ballot

On Feb. 25, Berkeley City Council will have the chance to do the right thing. The referendum campaign that has advocated a more fair and inclusive student district has succeeded in placing the issue back in front of the council, which will have two choices: compromise with the community and
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