Disinviting a speaker on Free Speech Movement’s 50th anniversary

it would likely surprise Savio that the UC Berkeley administration today, unlike its predecessors that had sparked the FSM by repressing free speech in 1964, is taking a free speech stance by refusing to disinvite Maher while students have advocated disinviting the controversial comedian. In this sense one can say that on its 50th anniversary the FSM — or at least its free speech idealism — is occupying UC’s administration building without a sit-in.
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The Free Speech Movement lives on

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Fifty Years of Free Speech” an original book by The Daily Californian reexamining the movement through its archives from 1964. The book is available here. There is an interpretation of quantum mechanics that holds that there are many parallel universes in which all possibilities
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UC Berkeley’s Blue Camp helps children with social-skills deficits

Located on UC Berkeley’s Clark Kerr campus, Blue Camp is a unique summer camp that uses outdoor activities and social coaching to help “children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, High Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and children with similar social skills deficits.” There are two divisions for elementary school students and teenagers in
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How to avoid (or gain) the Freshman 15

It can be difficult to keep the Freshman 15 in mind when you go to the dining commons or out to dinner with a group of new friends during Welcome Week. Berkeley’s foodie culture means there’s no shortage of options to enchant your taste buds and keep you exploring the
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4 things everyone hates about Berkeley but comes to love

When you first come to Berkeley, it’s normal to be overwhelmed by the urban, grungy and retro environment. However, once you have been here for long enough, you will start to embrace the chaos and maybe even enjoy the speed of Berkeley life. Telegraph Avenue: “…all the men with potbellies
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