Cal students need to vote in the November election

I’m a UC Berkeley alumna, and I have a favor to ask of all my fellow Golden Bears — this November, when the voting polls open, be there to take collective action. Be there to vote. As a UC Berkeley student, you’re either returning to or arriving at one of
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Set fire to the red

I come from a long tradition of blue and gold. My grandma and grandpa were both students here; so were my great aunt and uncle; so was my cousin; so was my aunt. And even those who didn’t choose to attend Cal were still avid fans of the school — my dad in particular, a UC Davis graduate, still swore allegiance to the Golden Bears.
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How college sports drag us down

Two Steps Forward

“Sports” are evil. They’re evil for making corporate tools out of extremely talented people. They’re evil for perpetuating the useless, stagnant habits of overconsumption and laziness. They’re evil for turning universities’ athletic directors into groveling ad addicts. But most of all, they’re evil for taking the beautiful facet of human experience that is athleticism, turning it into a whorehouse for rich advertisers to take their pick of the choicest bodies. You don’t have to support this corruption.
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Barbour is on the hot seat

CAMPUS ISSUES: Athletic Director Sandy Barbour has had some success, but her record is marred by academic and on-the-field failures.

Cal football fans finally have some good news: After a season of missed tackles, inept coaching and too many injuries to count, our nightmare is over. Cal’s miserable, one-win season is over. When Athletic Director Sandy Barbour, brought aboard in 2004, hired Sonny Dykes earlier this year  — inking him
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